ARMY TM 9-2815-252-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-92-2
If necessary, replace bushing (9) from connecting rod (3).
Install piston (5) to connecting rod (3) with wording CAMSHAFT SIDE on top of piston to same side as
identification marks on connecting rod big end and cap.
Insert piston pin (8) and secure with two retaining rings (7).
FIGURE 3-36. Piston and Connecting Rod Assemblies
Use a piston ring expander and install piston rings (6) with word TOP facing up as follows, refer to FIGURE 3-37:
Lower groove - oil control ring.
Middle groove - compression ring.
Top groove - firing ring.
Turn crankshaft journal to TDC.