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Although traditional thought suggests setting and torquing all main caps together, Marvin discourages this practice because it leaves you not knowing the status of each main journal. Marvin installs and torques main caps one at a time to ascertain fit and resistance to rotation. He begins with a fit check for the #5 main cap, then torques to Ford specs. He then checks crankshaft rotation, which should easily turn with one hand on the keyway snout. Next, move to the #4 main cap with the same procedure and so on through #1. This enables you to find poor fit or improper installation before moving to the next main cap.