Figure 6-14. Checking connecting rod for alignment.
or hot water to minimum temperature of 1600
F. to enable easier installation of piston pins.
Insert connecting rod (21) in piston (27) and
align bushings (23) with holes in piston. Push
crankshaft not removed.
piston pin (20 ) through piston and tap through
connecting rod and into place with hammer.
Assemble snap rings (19) making certain
each is fully seated. Check connecting rod and
piston assembly for alignment as shown in fig.
(6) Before installing piston rings (24, 25
in cylinders for correct gap. Insert piston and
rod assembly upside down in cylinder bore and