Cylinder block and end plates removal and disassembly
Drain cooling system.
Drain lubricating oil.
Remove engine assembly.
Disconnect exhaust piping and remove manifold.
Remove throttle controls.
Disconnect and remove starting motor, alternator, and other equipment such as air compressor.
Remove cooling system components.
Remove fuel system components.
Remove torque converter assembly.
Be sure the engine is securely mounted to the overhaul stand. Severe injury to personnel and
destruction of engine parts will result if the engine breaks away from the stand.
Lift engine using a suitable hoist and place on an overhaul stand using an adaptor plate.
Align bolt holes in adapter plate with those in cylinder block. Then install 3/18 inch-16 and 5/16 inch-1i 8 bolts
with a flatwasher under head of each bolt and tighten securely.
Remove all remaining subassemblies and parts from the cylinder block.
Cylinder block and endplates, cleaning, inspection and repair
Refer to Figure 6-32 and remove all plugs and scrape all old gasket material from the block.
Wear safety goggles when using compressed air or serious eye injury can occur.
Steam clean entire block and dry thoroughly with compressed air.
Make sure all oil galleries, and air box drain openings are open and thoroughly cleaned.