Figure 37. Main bearings and crankshaft, exploded view.
(4) Install timing gears and front end
112. Main Bearings and Crankshaft
p l a t e (par. 88).
Reassembly and Installation
Note. Check crankshaft end play before
installing front end plate.
semble the main bearings and crankshaft in the
r e v e r s e order.
c. Checking Crankshaft End Play. A shim
Note. Install the bearing sleeves (2, 4, 6, and 8) in
p a c k containing shims of 0.002 inch and 0.008
the bearing caps and the engine block.
inch thickness is incorporated in the assembly
between the front end of the main bearing
journal and the crank gear. By removing or
adding shims, this end play can be corrected to
(2) Install connecting rod bearing caps
Note. At all times, when checking end play, the
( p a r . 100).
crank gear must be tightened firmly against the shim
(3) Install flywheel housing (par. 108).