1963-1973 Mercruiser all Engines and Drives Service Manual Books 1 and 2, Page 416Get this manual

1963-1973 Mercruiser all Engines and Drives Service Manual Books 1 and 2, Page 416

8Proceed to next bearingAfte all bearings have been checked rotate crank shaft so lhal no excessive drag exists9Vleasure
plas lic tapers toward middle or endth ere is difference in clearance indicating taper, low spot or other irregularity of
bearing or journalBe sure to measure journal with micrometer if flattened gauging plastic indicates more than .001" differrnce
6If bearing cleara nce is within spec ifications, bearing insert is satisfactol)" If clearance is not within specifica tions,
replace inse rtA lways replace both uppe and lower insert as un t ! new bearing car is being installed and clearan ce less
than .001", inspect fur burrs or nicksIf none is found, install shims as requiredI A standard .001" or .002" unders ze bearing