PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD - CONTINUED
CLEANlNG/lNSPECTlON - CONTINUED
All connecting rod assemblies must be checked for twist, length, and alinement. The
ST-561 connecting rod checking fixture must be calibrated before use.
Select connecting rod that has been
checked for correct crankpin bore (2)
to piston pin bore (3) center length of
12 inches (304.60 mm).
For identification purposes, the connecting rod selected in step 14 will be referred to as
master connecting rod in the following steps.
15. Master connecting
Bearing cap (4)
Make sure bearing cap is torqued correctly.
See step 11.
Insert into piston pin bore (3).
Mandrel Is furnished with checking
The expanding arbor must be installed with locking pin down and on center line of rod.
Expanding arbor (6)
Insert into crankpin bore (2).
Tighten to snug only.
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