6-33. PISTON REPAIR - Continued
Install two spacers (7) on two screws (8).
compounds can burn easily, can give off
harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin
and clothing. To avoid injury or death,
keep away from open fire and use in well-
ventilated area. If adhesive, sol- vent, or
sealing compound gets on skin or
clothing, wash immediately with soap and
Apply small amount of international No. 2 compound (Item 37, Appendix E) to threads and head
contact surface of two screws (8).
Insert connecting rod (9) into piston skirt (4).
Install screws (8) and tighten finger tight.
Clamp connecting rod (9) in vise with soft jaws.
Tighten screws (8) to 55 to 60 Ib-ft (75 to 81 N.m).
Replace piston rings in sets only.
Coat piston crown (1) and skirt (4) with lubricating oil.
Position rings gaps 1200 apart, around piston
Install Lower piston ring (10) (ring without marks).
Install middle piston ring (1 1) (ring with one punch mark)
toward top of piston crown (1).
Install top piston ring (1 2) (ring with two punch marks) toward
top of piston crown (1).