Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt
that may be on the liquid gasket coating area. Dry them
with a clean cloth.
Apply liquid gasket to the mating surface [A] of the left
Sealant - Liquid Gasket, TB1216: 92104-1063
Especially, apply liquid gasket so that it shall be filled up
on the groove [B].
Make the application finish within 20 minutes when the
liquid gasket to the mating surface of the left crankcase
half is applied.
Moreover fit the case and tighten the case bolts just
after finishing the application of the liquid gasket.
Using a plastic hammer, press the rear portion of the
crankcase, and tap the area around the crankshaft of the
left crankcase half. While maintaining the mating sur-
faces of the right and left crankcase halves constantly par-
allel, mate the crankcase halves evenly.
When the left crankcase half can not install easily, position
the connecting rod at the bottom-dead-center, and install
the crankshaft jig [A] between the crankshaft flywheels.
Special Tool - Crankshaft Jig: 57001-1174
Constantly check the alignment of the two crankcase
halves, and the position of the transmission shafts and
shift drum. The front and rear of the crankcase must be
pushed together evenly.