Budget Race Engines - Build Your Own Race Engine, Part 2 Photo Gallery
Next, you will need to make sure each pair of rods on each crank journal have enough side clearance. You can do this with a dial indicator set up on a magnetic base like you see here. Hold one rod against the crank fillet and move the other back and forth. You should have at least 0.008 inch of clearance. If you don't have a dial indicator, you can also check side clearance by placing a feeler gauge between the rods.