ENGINE - ENGINE MECHANICAL
Measure the Plastigage at its widest point.
Standard oil deer. nee:
0.022 - 0.074
(0.0009 - 0.0029
0.023 - 0.075
Maximum oil cla.r.nc.:
If the oil clearance is greater than maximum. replace
the camshaft. If necessary. replace the bearing caps
and cylinder head as a set.
Completely ,emove the Ptastigage.
Install the 7 bearing caps to the valve rocker shah.
(See item E above)
Inspect c.mlh.ft thrust cleer.nce
Install the camshaft.
(Se8 procedure in item E above)
Using a dial indicator. measure the thrust clearance
while moving the camshaft back and forth.
Standard thrust cl•• renc.:
0.100 - 0.200
(0.0039 - 0.0079 in.)
Mnimum thru.t cle.rance:
If the thrust clearance is greater than maximum. re-
place the camshaft. If necessary. replace the bearing
caps and cylinder head as a set.
Remove the camshaft.
11. INSPECT INTAKE MANIFOLD
Using a precision straight edge and feeler gauge. mea-
sure the surface contacting the cylinder head for war·
If warpage is greater than maximum. replace the man-