• Do not use a torque wrench to tighten the nut (except for CAL) or bolt (for CAL) to the specified angle.

• Tighten the nut (except for CAL) or bolt (for CAL) until it is at the specified angles.


When using a hexagonal nut, note that the angle from one corner to another is 60° (except for CAL).

Remove the connecting rod and big end bearings.

Refer to "REMOVING THE CONNECTING RODS AND PISTONS". Measure the compressed Plastigauge® width on the crankshaft pin. If the crankshaft-pin-to-big-end-bearing clearance is out of specification, select replacement big end bearings.

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