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Torque Connecting Rods


  • 1. Check connecting rod weight: Maximum permissible weight difference between connecting rods of one engine is 6 g ( 0.211 oz.).
  • 2. Check piston pin bushing. The piston pin should enter a new bushing under light finger pressure.
  • 3. Check connecting rod alignment and correct if necessary.
  • 4. Upon thorough cleaning of all parts install connecting rod inserts and assemble connecting rods. The identification number stamped into the side of the connecting rod and its bearing cap should be on the same side when assembled.
  • 5. Torque connecting rod retaining nuts to 4.5 mkp (32.5 lbs/ft).
Last modified: Mon, 17 Jan 2005


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