(1) Lubricate connecting rod (3) and rod cap (2)
threads with engine oil.
(2) Position rod journal for piston (5) and
connecting rod (3) to be installed bottom
dead center (BDC).
To properly install pistons, the word
"front" on piston heads must be facing
towards front of cylinder block. Failure to
do so will result in damage to engine.
(3) Mechanic aligns matchmarks and installs six
pistons (5) and connecting rods (3) in
respective cylinders while assistant guides
connecting rods over crankshaft.
Rod bearing caps and connecting rods have
numbers located on one side. Numbers
must be alined and match. Failure to do so
will result in damage to crankshaft and
connecting rod assemblies.
(4) Install six rod caps (2) with 12 screws (1).