2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 148Get this manual

2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 148

NOTE: To correct tooth contact, steps and (with NOTE) of "Correcting Backlash" must be followed and the above "Tooth ContactShim
indicator and base on the surface platePosition the indicator contact at point of the crankshaft 2Maximum diameter must not
exceed specificationsMeasuring Connecting Rod (Small End Deflection) 1Place the crankshaft on set of V-blocks and mount dial
indicator and base on the surface platePosition the indicator contact point against the center of the connecting rod small
end journal2Zero the indicator and push the small end of the connecting rod away from the dial indicator3Maximum deflection
must not exceed specificationsMeasuring Connecting Rod (Big End Side-to-Side) 1Push the lower end of the connecting rod to
one side of the crankshaft journal2Using feeler gauge, measure the gap between the connecting rod and crankshaft journalATV-1074
3Zero the indicator and rotate the crankshaft slowly ! CAUTION Care should be taken to support the connecting rod when rotating