Installation Instructions for 327 Piston Rings?

Answer General Motors fitted each of the 327 engine's eight pistons with three rings, one oil ring and two compression rings. The oil ring is designed to keep oil out of the combustion chamber, and the re... 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 Seat Piston Rings?

A piston must create a vacuum to draw air and fuel into the combustion chamber on its downward stroke. It must also compress that mixture within the combustion chamber on its upward stroke. The dia... Read More »

How to Line Up Piston Rings?

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 »

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 »