Figure 9-34. Checking Cylinder Liner Protrusion
Using a micrometer caliper, measure the thickness of the thrust bearings (26), and select replacement
bearings that will restore crankshaft end clearance to the specifications given in Table 1-4.
Lubricate replacement thrust bearings (26) with lubricating oil, MIL-L-2104, pry the crankshaft (32) toward
the front of the engine, and install one thrust bearing (26) at the rear of the crankshaft thrust flange.
Pry the crankshaft (32) toward the rear of the engine, and install the other thrust bearing (26) at the front of
the crankshaft thrust flange.
Install the retainer plate (25) using capscrews (24). Tighten capscrews to 20 to 25 pound-feet (27 to 34