Cylinder Block, Liners, Pistons and Rods
IMPORTANT: Pistons must be installed on connecting
rods from which they were removed
and new piston pin snap rings must be
used. Piston and connecting rod must
piston is offset toward fuel injection
pump side of engine when long side of
connecting rod is toward the camshaft
side of engine.
2. Assemble pistons and connecting rods, making sure
the word "FRONT" (A) on side of piston and side of
connecting rod are facing same direction.
3. Insert piston pin (B) into piston pin bore.
NOTE: Some piston pin snap rings have sharp edges on
both sides. These rings are reversible.
4. Install NEW piston pin snap rings (C) with sharp edge
of ring facing away from piston pin. Make sure snap
rings are seated in grooves of piston pin bore.