Aline piston pin holes in skirt (14) and dome (15), then push skirt into position on dome.
Lubricate piston pin (12) and piston pin bushing (17) with engine oil and install piston
Install spacers (13) on piston pin bolts (11). Apply small amount of International
Compound No. 2, or equivalent, to bolt threads and bolt head contact surfaces.
Attach connecting rod (5) to piston pin (12) with two bolts (11) and two spacers (13).
Tighten bolts finger tight.
Clamp connecting rod (5) in soft-
jawed vise and torque piston pin
bolts (11 ) to 55-60 Ib-ft (75-81 N-
m). Do not exceed this torque.
Insure piston pin retainers do not
buckle during installation and seat
completely in counterbore with
width of land even around retainer
to seal properly.
(h) Insert piston pin retainer (9) in
position. Place crowned end of
piston pin installer (19) against
retainer. Strike tool just hard
enough to deflect retainer and to
seat it evenly in skirt (14), Install
second retainer in same manner.
(i) Check each retainer for proper
sealing with leak detector (20).
Place suction cup over retainer
and hand operate lever to pull a
vacuum of ten inches of Hg. on
gage. A drop in gage reading
indicates air leakage at retainer.
(2) Installation - Piston Rings
(a) Lubricate piston rings and piston
with engine oil before installing
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