How to Line Up Piston Rings?

Answer Installing piston rings is an essential and a critical step when putting together a race engine. This step involves lining up each piston ring, applying a combination that will seal its combustion ... Read More »

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How to Gap Piston Rings?

Piston rings seal the gap between pistons and engine-block cylinder walls to regulate combustion gases and the flow of oil. Usually there are three rings per piston, two compresson rings and an oil... Read More »

How to Install AMX Piston Rings?

The AMX was produced by American Motors Corporation from 1968 through the 1970 production-year to compete with the muscle car offerings of Ford, Chrysler and General Motors. The AMX was available w... Read More »

About Piston Rings?

The internal combustion gasoline engine operates on a four-stroke system: intake, compression, power and exhaust. These four processes occur inside the cylinders of the engine, where the air/fuel m... Read More »

How to Unstick Piston Rings?

Piston rings -- there are five of them: one set of three rings and two sets of one ring on each piston -- ride in grooves on the pistons. The rings keep the oil from getting into the exhaust and ai... Read More »