F510 & F525 Cylinder Block – REMOVE AND INSTALL PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD

1. Remove cylinder head. (See Remove and Install Cylinder Head Assembly in Group 15.)
2. Remove crankcase cover. (See Remove and Install Crankcase Cover in this group.)
3. Remove carbon and varnish from top of cylinder bore with a ridge reamer.
4. Remove cap screws and connecting rod cap (A).
5. Push piston and connecting rod from cylinder bore.
6. Make repairs as necessary.

7. Deglaze cylinder bore. (See Deglaze Cylinder Bore in this group.)
8. Stagger piston ring end gaps 180 ̊ apart, but do not align with oil ring side rail end gaps.
9. Apply a light film of oil to piston and rings. Compress rings with a ring compressor.
10. Apply a light film of oil to cylinder bore, connecting rod bearing surface and cap screws.
11. Install piston assembly in cylinder bore with engraved match mark/arrow on piston head facing flywheel side of
engine.
12. Install connecting rod cap and cap screws. Tighten cap screws to 20 N·m (177 lb-in.).

05. June 2021 by samuel07042012
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