INSTALL - Continued.
Do not damage gear shaft threads and
needle bearings when installing gear
shaft into oil pump. Oil pump damage
and engine damage may result from a
damaged gear shaft. Slide gear shaft
slowly into oil pump when installing.
Lubricate needle bearings (145 and 146) with
clean lubricating oil.
Turn spur gears (93 and 92) until flat areas are
aligned with one another, with both weighted
ends facing directly up. Use a small piece of
wood wedged between gear teeth to maintain
this position, if required.
Position gear shaft (79) to its timed position, with
both holes in gear shaft outside face at a 490
angle, smaller hole on right, pointing up.
Install gear shaft (79) through oil pump (81),
keeping holes in face of gear shaft at a 49°
angle, with smallest hole on right, pointing up.
Thread locking compound can cause eye
damage. Wear safety goggles/glasses
when using. Avoid contact with eyes. If
thread locking compound contacts eyes,
flush eyes with water and get immediate
p. Apply thread locking compound to both splines
of gear shaft (79).
wrench at a 90° angle to one another
when tightening hex nut (77).
Install spur gear (78) and hex nut (77). Hold
gear shaft (79) by inserting an aligning punch
into hole(s) in outside face of gear shaft. Use a
socket wrench adapter and a crowfoot wrench to
tighten hex nut to 70 Ib-ft (95 Nm).
r. Ensure gear shaft (79) turns freely in oil pump
s. Install balancer unit cover (76) hex head cap
screws (75). Tighten to 8 Ib-ft (10 N.m).
t. Install gasket (74), tube (73), machine screws
(72), and hex head cap screws (71). Tighten
machine screws to 22 lb-ft (30 Nm).
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