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    Installing Piston

    Im trying to install a piston but haveing trouble with the rings.

    Any tips?

    I have tried doing it with just my fingers, tried a compression tool from auto zone, even tried useing a hose clamp but non worked out for me. I had read somewhere here that you could use a pieace of wood somehow. I also found where some have used a bigger thicker ty wrap.

    I got a friend coming over in the morning that is an auto mechanic to help but Im trying to find out if there might be an easier approach before I get back at it in the morning.

    Thanks in advance
    Ron


    edit* Thought I would say this is on an 94 Sl 750
    Last edited by rfjr23; 09-01-2007 at 10:50 PM.


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    Make sure that the ring "notches" are lined up properly. Can't think of the name of them right now but there is a pin that stops the rings from spinning on the piston and there is notches in the rings that go against the pin.

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    rings


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    GH Slowest Member rfjr23's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by godsmack202 View Post
    Make sure that the ring "notches" are lined up properly.


    Thank you! Thats exactly what my problem was .

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