Engine Electrical
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Alternator Output At 13.5 V and normal engine temperature 105 A 
Coil (rotor) resistance At 20 °C (68 °F) 2.5 W 
Slip ring O.D.  14.4 mm (0.57 in.) 14.0 mm (0.55 in.) 
Brush length  10.5 mm (0.41 in.) 1.5 mm (0.06 in.) 
Brush spring tension  3.3-4.1 N (0.34-0.42 kgf, 0.7-0.9 lbf) 
Starter Output  2.0 kW 
Commutator mica depth  0.5 mm (0.020 in.) 0.20 mm (0.008 in.) 
Commutator runout  0.05 mm (0.002 in.) max. 0.1 mm (0.004 in.) 
Commutator O.D.  31.9-32.1 mm (1.256-1.263 in.) 31.4 mm (1.24 in.) 
Brush length  18.0 mm (0.7 in.) 11.0 mm (0.4 in.) 
Drive belt Tension  Auto tensioner 

Engine Assembly
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Compression Pressure
Check the engine with the starter cranking 
Minimum 2.4 MPa (24.5 kgf/cm2, 348 psi) ——— 
Maximum variation 200 kPa (2.0 kgf/cm2, 28 psi) ——— 

Cylinder Head
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Head Warpage  ——— 0.05 mm (0.002 in.) 
Height  114.95-115.05 mm (4.526-4.530 in.) ——— 
Camshaft End play  0.05-0.15 mm (0.002-0.006 in.) 0.16 mm (0.0063 in.) 
Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance No. 1 journal 0.0012-0.0027 mm
(0.00005-0.00011 in.) 
0.08 mm (0.003 in.) 
No. 2, 3, 4, 5 journals 0.0020-0.0035 mm
(0.00008-0.00014 in.) 
0.10 mm (0.004 in.) 
Total runout  0.03 mm (0.001 in.) max. 0.04 mm (0.002 in.) 
Cam lobe height Intake A 36.433 mm (1.4462 in.) ——— 
Intake B 35.362 mm (1.3922 in.) ——— 
Exhaust 35.539 mm (1.3992 in.) ——— 
Valve Clearance (cold)  Auto adjust 
Stem O.D. Intake 5.480-5.490 mm (0.2157-0.2161 in.) 5.450 mm (0.2146 in.) 
Exhaust 5.450-5.460 mm (0.2146-0.2150 in.) 5.420 mm (0.2134 in.) 
Stem-to-guide clearance Intake 0.020-0.050 mm (0.0008-0.0020 in.) 0.08 mm (0.003 in.) 
Exhaust 0.050-0.080 mm (0.0020-0.0031 in.) 0.11 mm (0.004 in.) 
Valve seat Width Intake 1.26-1.56 mm (0.050-0.061 in.) 2.00 mm (0.079 in.) 
Exhaust 1.26-1.56 mm (0.050-0.061 in.) 2.00 mm (0.079 in.) 
Stem installed height Intake 40.2-40.4 mm (1.58-1.59 in.) ——— 
Exhaust 40.2-40.4 mm (1.58-1.59 in.) ——— 
Valve spring Free length Intake 43.54 mm (1.714 in.) ——— 
Exhaust 43.54 mm (1.714 in.) ——— 
Valve guide I.D. Intake 5.51-5.53 mm (0.217-0.218 in.) 5.55 mm (0.219 in.) 
Exhaust 5.51-5.53 mm (0.217-0.218 in.) 5.55 mm (0.219 in.) 
Installed height Intake 14.5-15.5 mm (0.571-0.610 in.) ——— 
Exhaust 14.5-15.5 mm (0.571-0.610 in.) ——— 

Engine Block
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Block Warpage of deck  0.07 mm (0.003 in.) max. 0.07 mm (0.003 in.) 
Bore diameter A 84.997-85.027 mm (3.3463-3.3475 in.) 85.050 mm (3.3484 in.) 
84.986-85.016 mm (3.3459-3.3471 in.) 85.050 mm (3.3484 in.) 
Bore diameter B 84.987-85.017 mm (3.3459-3.3471 in.) 85.050 mm (3.3484 in.) 
84.976-85.006 mm (3.3455-3.3467 in.) 85.050 mm (3.3484 in.) 
Piston Skirt O.D. at 14 mm (0.6 in.) from bottom of skirt 84.950-84.980 mm (3.3445-3.3457 in.) 84.920 mm (3.3433 in.) 
84.940-84.970 mm (3.3441-3.3453 in.) 84.910 mm (3.3429 in.) 
Clearance in cylinder  0.006-0.066 mm (0.0002-0.0026 in.) 0.066 mm (0.0026 in.) 
Ring groove width Top 1.805-1.835 mm (0.0711-0.0722 in.) 1.865 mm (0.073 in.) 
Second 2.06-2.08 mm (0.081-0.082 in.) 2.100 mm (0.082 in.) 
Oil 3.02-3.04 mm (0.119-0.120 in.) 3.070 mm (0.120 in.) 
Piston ring Ring-to-groove clearance Top 0.07-0.11 mm (0.003-0.004 in.) 0.12 mm (0.005 in.) 
Second 0.04-0.08 mm (0.002-0.003 in.) 0.10 mm (0.004 in.) 
Oil 0.02-0.06 mm (0.001-0.002 in.) 0.08 mm (0.003 in.) 
Ring end gap Top 0.15-0.25 mm (0.006-0.010 in.) 0.47 mm (0.019 in.) 
Second 0.50-0.65 mm (0.020-0.026 in.) 0.87 mm (0.034 in.) 
Oil 0.20-0.40 mm (0.008-0.016 in.) 0.62 mm (0.024 in.) 
Piston pin O.D.  29.995-30.000 mm (1.1809-1.1811 in.) 29.985 mm (1.1805 in.) 
Pin-to-piston clearance  0.005-0.016 mm (0.0002-0.0006 in.) 0.026 mm (0.0010 in.) 
Connecting rod Pin-to-rod clearance  0.012-0.025 mm (0.0005-0.0010 in.) 0.035 mm (0.0014 in.) 
Small-end bore diameter  30.012-30.020 mm (1.1816-1.1890 in.) ——— 
Large-end bore diameter  53.0 mm (2.09 in.) ——— 
End play installed on crankshaft  0.15-0.30 mm (0.006-0.012 in.) 0.40 mm (0.016 in.) 
Crankshaft Main journal diameter No. 1, 2, 3, 4 journals 59.976-60.000 mm (2.3612-2.3622 in.) ——— 
No. 5 journal 59.972-59.996 mm (2.3611-2.3620 in.) ——— 
Rod journal diameter  49.976-50.000 mm (1.9676-1.9685 in.) ——— 
Rod/main journal taper  0.005 mm (0.00020 in.) max. 0.006 mm (0.00023 in.) 
Rod/main journal out-of-round  0.005 mm (0.00020 in.) max. 0.006 mm (0.00023 in.) 
End play  0.10-0.35 mm (0.004-0.014 in.) 0.45 mm (0.018 in.) 
Runout  0.03 mm (0.0012 in.) max. 0.03 mm (0.0012 in.) 
Crankshaft bearing Main bearing-to-journal oil clearance  0.021-0.045 mm (0.0008-0.0018 in.) 0.050 mm (0.0020 in.) 
Rod bearing clearance  0.021-0.051 mm (0.0008-0.0020 in.) 0.060 mm (0.0024 in.) 

Engine Lubrication
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Engine oil Capacity Engine overhaul 6.5 L (6.9 US qt, 5.7 Imp qt) 
Oil change, including filter 5.9 L (6.2 US qt, 5.2 Imp qt) 
Oil change, without filter 5.5 L (5.8 US qt, 4.8 Imp qt) 
Oil pump Inner-to-outer rotor clearance  0.02-0.14 mm (0.0008-0.0055 in.) 0.19 mm (0.0075 in.) 
Pump housing-to-outer rotor clearance  0.15-0.21 mm (0.006-0.008 in.) 0.23 mm (0.009 in.) 
Pump housing-to-rotor axial clearance  0.020-0.055 mm (0.0008-0.0022 in.) 0.10 mm (0.004 in.) 
Relief valve Oil pressure with oil temperature at
80 °C (176 °F) 
At 820 rpm
(min-1
110 kPa (1.1 kgf/cm2, 16 psi) min. 
At 3,000 rpm (min-1410 kPa (4.2 kgf/cm2, 59 psi) min. 
Balancer shaft Journal diameter No. 1 journal, rear shaft 23.938-23.950 mm (0.9424-0.9429 in.) 23.92 mm (0.942 in.) 
No. 2 journal, front and rear shafts 23.938-23.950 mm (0.9424-0.9429 in.) 23.92 mm (0.942 in.) 
No. 3 journal, front and rear shafts 32.949-32.961 mm (1.2972-1.2977 in.) 32.93 mm (1.296 in.) 
Journal taper  0.005 mm (0.0002 in.) max. ——— 
End play  0.070-0.140 mm (0.0028-0.0055 in.) 0.15 mm (0.006 in.) 
Shaft-to-bearing clearance No. 1 journal, rear shaft 0.050-0.082 mm (0.0020-0.0032 in.) 0.10 mm (0.004 in.) 
No. 2 journal, front and rear shafts 0.050-0.082 mm (0.0020-0.0032 in.) 0.11 mm (0.004 in.) 
No. 3 journal, front and rear shafts 0.060-0.120 mm (0.0024-0.0047 in.) 0.15 mm (0.006 in.) 
Balancer shaft bearing I.D. No. 1 journal, rear shaft 24.000-24.020 mm (0.9449-0.9457 in.) 24.03 mm (0.946 in.) 
No. 2 journal, front and rear shafts 24.000-24.020 mm (0.9449-0.9457 in.) 24.03 mm (0.946 in.) 
No. 3 journal, front and rear shafts 33.021-33.069 mm (1.3000-13.019 in.) 33.09 mm (1.303 in.) 

Cooling
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New 
Radiator Coolant capacities (including engine, heater, hoses, and reservoir)
Use Genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 
Engine overhaul 8.0 L (2.11 US gal, 1.76 Imp gal) 
Coolant change 6.8 L (1.80 US gal, 1.50 Imp gal) 
Reservoir Coolant capacity  0.8 L (0.21 US gal, 0.18 Imp gal) 
Radiator cap Opening pressure  112-146 kPa (1.14-1.49 kgf/cm2, 16-21 psi) 
Thermostat Opening temperature Begins to open 76-80 °C (169-176 °F) 
Fully open 90 °C (194 °F) 
Valve lift at fully open  10.0 mm (0.39 in.) min. 
Radiator fan switch (Low) Thermoswitch ‘‘ON'' temperature  91-95 °C (196-203 °F) 
Thermoswitch ‘‘OFF'' temperature  Subtract 3-8 °C (5-15 °F) from actual ‘‘ON'' temperature 
Radiator fan switch (High) Thermoswitch ‘‘ON'' temperature  98-102 °C (208-216 °F) 
Thermoswitch ‘‘OFF'' temperature  Subtract 3-8 °C (5-15 °F) from actual ‘‘ON'' temperature 

Fuel and Emissions
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New 
Fuel tank Capacity  58 L (15.3 US gal, 12.8 Imp gal) 
Engine idle  In neutral 850±50 rpm (min-1

Clutch
Item Measurement Qualification Standard or New Service Limit 
Clutch pedal Height from the floor LHD model 199 mm (7.83 in.) ——— 
RHD model 198 mm (7.80 in.) ——— 
Stroke  135-145 mm (5.31-5.71 in.) ——— 
Play  11-19 mm (0.43-0.75 in.) ——— 
Disengagement height from the floor LHD model 111 mm (4.43 in.) ——— 
RHD model 112 mm (4.41 in.) ——— 
Clutch disc Rivet head depth  1.0 mm (0.039 in.) min. 0.2 mm (0.008 in.) 
Thickness  8.68-9.53 mm (0.342-0.375 in.) 7.2 mm (0.28 in.) 
Pressure plate Warpage  0.03 mm (0.001 in.) max. 0.15 mm (0.006 in.) 
Height of diaphragm spring fingers Measured with special tool and feeler gauge 0.6 mm (0.02 in.) max. 0.8 mm (0.03 in.)