PISTON ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION
Compressor, piston ring, ST-1176
Expander, piston ring, ST-763
Handle, ratchet, 1/2-inch drive
Socket, 15/16-inch, 1/2-inch drive
Wrench, torque, 0 to 250 ft lb (0 to
350 NYm), 1/2-inch drive
Gear oil (item 9, appendix B)
Materials/Parts - Continued
Oil, lubricating (item 12, appendix B)
Piston ring set
Covering, suitable connecting rod
Crankshaft installed (page 2-54).
Care should be taken not to scratch cylinder sleeves. Piston ring failure may occur.
New rings and bearings are included with piston assembly.
Before performing step 1, lightly coat cylinder sleeves and piston rings with lubricating
Number stamped on side of connecting rod and cap indicate cylinder number from which
the piston was removed. Check ring end gap in cylinder number stamped on connecting
rod and connecting rod cap.
Steps given are typical for all six piston assemblies and all four piston rings.