CONNECTING ROD ASSEMBLY REPAIR
4. Inspect rod bolts (8) for damaged threads, galled pilot diameters, cracks, scratches or any
evidence of stretching. Replace any damaged bolts.
5. Check that bolts (8) fit snugly in rod (1) and cap (4). Replace bolts that have more
than 0.0009-inch (0.02286-mm) clearance.
6. Check dimension (A) between centerline of small and large end bores of assembled connecting
a. Dimension (A) must be 10.998 to 11.002 inches (279.3492 to 279.4508 mm).
b. Destroy any rod that does not meet this limit to insure it will not be used in an engine.
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