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    Quick question regarding pistons

    Forgive me for a noob question, but; Should the piston rings be able to spin around the piston and should they stick out from the piston a little bit when the cylinder is not on? I was under the impression that the piston rings should not be able to spin. All of my piston rings can spin except for the piston that was damaged.

    Edit: Sorry I forgot to mention I have the XR1800 boat which has the 1200 powervalve engine.


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    Yes, and Yes.

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    Smitty,
    Thanks for the reply. Thats good to hear.

    By the way I see that your from Anderson SC. I was born in Anderson and grew up in Greenville. I haven't lived there in awile now though. Its completely different since I've lived there.

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