Piston and Connecting Rod. (Sheet 4 of 12)
To prevent warping the plate,
you must torque the bolts in
the following procedure in
two steps. Copper washers
must be used to prevent
damage to the plate.
Install 12 3/4 x 3NF bolts and 24
3/4 inch copper washers (Figure
13-38) in block to secure top
plate and cylinder liners. Use
two washers for each bolt.
Tighten bolts in two steps, 15
ft-lb, then 40 ft-lb torque.
Rotate crankshaft counterclock-
wise on front of cylinder block
until two connecting rods are
bottom, dead center.
Inspect connecting rod (11) and
cap (2, Figure 13-39) on bottom
of cylinder block for identifying
mark. If no mark is present,
scribe or stamp numbers to ensure
installation in original
Remove two nuts (1) and items 2
and 12 as an assembly (Figure
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