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Piston and connecting rod

CLEANING

CAUTION: DO NOT use a wire wheel or other abrasive cleaning devise to clean the pistons or connecting rods. The pistons have a Moly coating, this coating must not be damaged.

(1) Using a suitable cleaning solvent clean the pistons in warm water and towel dry.

(2) Use a wood or plastic scraper to clean the ring land grooves.

CAUTION: DO NOT remove the piston pin from the piston and connecting rod assembly.

INSPECTION

Check the crankshaft connecting rod journal for excessive wear, taper and scoring.

Check the pistons for taper and elliptical shape before they are fitted into the cylinder bore.

Replace any piston and connecting rod not meeting the specifications.

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