4-11. REPLACE/REPAIR CONNECTING ROD ASSEMBLY (Continued)
Measure connecting rod bore (1) with inside micrometer. Bore (1) should measure 1.6929 to 1.6935 inches (43.0 to
43.015 mm). If measurement is outside specified limits, replace connecting rod.
Visually inspect connecting rod for bending, warping, cracking, rust, or other damage. Check for cracks using MIL-
1-6868 magnetic particle inspection. Replace if twisted or bent. Grind or replace if indications of cracks are
revealed by magnetic particle inspection. Stamp the cylinder number on a replacement connecting rod and