ARMY TM 9-2815-252-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-92-2
If necessary, separate each bearing cap (2, FIGURE 3-36) and connecting rod (3) as it is installed.
Do not mix bearing caps and connecting rods.
If damaged, Install new connecting rod big end bearing shells (4, FIGURE 3-36) ensuring they are correctly
located in both connecting rod and cap.
Stagger piston ring (6) gaps so each ring gap is set at 90 degrees to adjacent rings and 45 degrees from piston
pin (8) axis.
FIGURE 3-37. Piston Ring and Gap Location