5-10 PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD ASSEMBLY (CONT)
Assemble connecting rod (3) and piston (8) using
pin (7) and pin locks (6 and 14).
Do not attempt to install piston and ring set assembly without ring
compressor (Appendix B, Section Ill, Item 20, Tool Kit 291661).
13. Ring set
Apply engine oil (Appendix E, Item 8) on rings
and piston skirt. Compress ring set (9) with ring
compressor, and install piston (8) and connecting
rod (3) in cylinder bore.
Assemble connecting rod (3), cap (17), and
dipper (18) using screws (19) and washers (20).
If connecting rod and cap have assembly marks,
position them toward carburetor side of engine.
15. Piston and
Refer to exploded view illustration and complete
assembly of piston (8) and connecting rod (3).
Install new crankcase gasket when completing assembly of engine.