CRANKSHAFT, MAIN BEARINGS, FLYWHEEL & CRANKCASE
Remove the connecting rod bearing caps and
push the assemblies to the top of their travel.
Lift the crankshaft out of the crankcase with a
nylon sling (see tool list for tool number) and
hoist as shown in Fig. 9.
Figure 9. - Removing Crankshaft from Crankcase
1. Nylon sling
Remove the upper main bearing halves.
Remove the rear oil seal wear sleeve using a
muffler chisel such as Mac Tool No. MC-22 or
equivalent (obtain locally). Hold chisel flat
against the crankshaft to prevent damage by the
chisels point as shown in Fig. 10.
Figure 10. - Removing Wear Sleeve with Muffler Chisel
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