CRANKSHAFT REMOVAL - CONTINUED
INITIAL SETUP - CONTINUED
Covering, suitable, connecting rod
Tag, marker (item 17, appendix B)
Oil pan removed (page 2-44).
Gearcase cover removed (page 2-48).
1. Rear of cylinder
Eight screws (2),
(3), rear cover (4),
and gasket (5)
Using 1/2-inch drive 9/16-inch socket and
ratchet handle, unscrew and take off.
Discard gasket and lockwashers.
2. Connecting rod
Twelve nuts (7) and
Using 3/4-inch drive 15/16-inch socket and
hinged handle, unscrew and take off.
Discard hardened washers.
Tag connecting rod caps, lower bearings, and upper bearings to aid in correct
3. Crankshaft (9)
Connecting rod caps
(6), lower bearing
(10), and upper
Safety goggles must be worn to prevent eye injury caused by flying steel chips.
Use suitable covering over connecting rod bolts to protect journals.
4. Main bearing
Using 16-ounce ball-peen hammer and
1/2-inch cold chisel, bend back tabs on
Fourteen screws (14)
and fourteen lock
Using 3/4-inch drive 1 1/2-inch socket and
hinged handle, unscrew and take out.
Discard lock plates.