How to use this Manual
To assist in the use of this Manual the section title is
given at the top and the relevant sub-section is given
at the bottom of each page.
This manual contains procedures for overhaul of the
V8 engine on the bench with the gearbox, clutch,
inlet manifold, exhaust manifolds, coolant pump,
starter motor, alternator, and all other ancillary
equipment removed. For information regarding
General Information, Adjustments, removal of oil
seals, engine units and ancillary equipment, consult
the Repair Manual.
This manual is divided into 3 sections:
Data, Torque & Tools
Description and Operation and
To assist filing of revised information each
sub-section is numbered from page 1.
Individual items are to be overhauled in the
sequence in which they appear in this manual. Items
numbers in the illustrations are referred to in the text.
Overhaul operations include reference to Service
tool numbers and the associated illustration depicts
the tool. Where usage is not obvious the tool is
shown in use. Operations also include reference to
wear limits, relevant data, and specialist information
and useful assembly details.
WARNINGS, CAUTIONSandNOTEShave the
WARNING: Procedures which must be
followed precisely to avoid the possibility
CAUTION: Calls attention to procedures
which must be followed to avoid damage
NOTE: Gives helpful information.References
With the engine and gearbox assembly removed,
the crankshaft pulley end of the engine is referred to
as the front. References to RH and LH banks of
cylinders are taken viewing from the flywheel end of
Operations covered in this Manual do not include
reference to testing the vehicle after repair. It is
essential that work is inspected and tested after
completion and if necessary a road test of the
vehicle is carried out particularly where safety
related items are concerned.
Engine serial number
The engine serial number and compression ratio will
be found stamped on a cast pad on the cylinder
block between numbers 3 and 5 cylinders. The
compression ratio is above the serial number.
The dimensions quoted are to design engineering
specification with Service Limits where applicable.