REMOVE - Continued.
REMOVE SLEEVE BEARINGS, PISTON RINGS,
CONNECTING ROD ASSEMBLY FROM PISTON.
Keep piston and connecting rod
components grouped together and
tagged for each cylinder bore.
connecting rod assembly (97 and 99).
Remove piston rings (101, 102, and 103) from
piston (98) with a piston ring expanding tool.
Use care when removing snap and
retaining rings. Snap and retaining
rings are under spring tension and
can act as projectiles when released
and could cause severe eye injury.
Use inside snap ring pliers to remove retaining
Remove gudgeon pin (105).
If gudgeon pin is tight in piston bore, warm
piston (98) in clean water to a temperature of
100° to 120°F (38° to 49°C), then remove
gudgeon pin (105).
Use a hydraulic press frame and universal
puller kit spacer to remove sleeve bushing
(106) from connecting rod assembly (99). Tag
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