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Old 06-23-2012, 08:01 AM
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Originally Posted by 39chevy
I will explain better,my engine is on stand, upside down w/ oil pan off. I am about to install my pistons. Question - does my first piston I install ( no. 2 cyl ) because I am standing in front with eng turned upside down. Does this rod go on journal closest to me?if so then the no. 4 cyl same way piston goes closest to me (front), then same for no. 6 cyl and no. 8 cyl?Advise, explain, Thanks Dana (pic) would be great if u can, I don't want to screw up
Each rod will only go to a specific crank journal. The only thing that you need to watch for is the way the piston/rod is turned. You can install them wrong if they are not turned the right way. The pistons should have markings on the tops (arrow, dot, "UP", etc.). Have the rods been taken off of the pistonsS
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