Fig. Engine connecting rod and cap installation. Be sure to matchmark the cap and rod prior to disassembly, as shown.
Fig. Piston ring end-gap spacing-3.8L engines
Fig. Piston positioning. Often the arrow is replaced by a notch, which also must face toward the front of the engine-3.8L engines
Fig. Piston ring positioning-3.8L engines
Fig. Correct piston ring installation-4.6L engine 1. Oil control ring and expander, and 2nd compression ring gaps 2. Upper oil control ring gap 3. Top compression ring gap 4. Lower oil control ring gap