Fig. 11. Checking Distance of Liner Flange Below
Top Face of Block
5. Measure the distance from the top of the liner to the
top of the block with a dial indicator (Fig. 11). The liner
flange must be .045 " to .050 " below the surface of the
block. However, even though all of the liners are within
these specifications. there must not be over .002"
difference in depth between any two adjacent liners
when measured along the cylinder longitudinal center
A .002" thick shim is available for
adjusting the liner height. The shim
Fig. 12. Installing Piston and Connecting Rod
must be installed underneath the
liner insert. Do not cut the shim for
installation. Liner inserts which are
position in the same block bore. The matchmarks
.0015 " thicker or thinner than
should be toward the blower side of the engine.
standard are also available for
7. Remove the hold-down clamp and the cylinder liner.
service. In addition, the .004 " and
.008 " thinner inserts , which are
provided for use with resurfaced
Do not remove the liner insert.
cylinder blocks, can also be used to
adjust the liner height.
6. Matchmark the liner and the cylinder block with a felt
pen so the liner may be reinstalled in the same