Crankshaft, Connecting Rods
When installing the inserts [A], be careful not to damage
the insert surface with the edge of the connecting rod [B]
or the cap [C]. One way to install inserts is as follows.
Installation [D] to Cap
Installation [E] to Connecting Rod
Dowel Pin [G]
Connecting Rod Big End Bolts [H]
Suitable Blocks [J]
Be sure the dowel pins [A] on the caps [B] are in position.
Install the cap on the connecting rod, aligning the diame-
Left side connecting rod [A] is for the rear cylinder and
right side connecting rod [B] is for the front cylinder.
Install the connecting rods so that their "embossed" marks
[C] face engine right side.
Engine Left Side [D]
Engine Right Side [E]
Remove debris and clean the surface of inserts.
Torque - Connecting Rod Big End Bolts: 46 N·m (4.7 kgf·m,
Crankshaft/Connecting Rod Cleaning
After removing the connecting rods from the crankshaft,
clean them with a high flash-point solvent.
Blow the crankshaft oil passages with compressed air to
remove any foreign particles or residue that may have
accumulated in the passages.