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post #1 of 4 Old October 11th, 2012, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
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5.0 ring gap?

Does anyone know what the piston ring gap iis suppose to be? I have new hypereutectic pistons with a .030 bore and moly rings.
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post #2 of 4 Old October 11th, 2012, 11:22 PM
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Your new rings should have instructions with ring gaps depending on what application you are going to use them for.

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^ he's correct, but you said the magic word "hyperujunktic", read the instructions that should have come with your pistons, and use the gap they specify. I always add extra gap on the top ring for those pistons to keep the top ring from closing up and lifting a ringland.

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As above I also add gap to the top ring for safety.

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