Author Topic: Hard To Find Or Custom Piston Rings  (Read 1910 times)

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Offline Al Smith

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Re: Hard To Find Or Custom Piston Rings
« on: December 22, 2011, 01:17:13 pm »
On some of the RC sites they speak about iron that once cut to size is placed on a mandrel and heated to set it on a slight expansion then cooled and tempered .You want some expansion but not too much from what I gather .

Then you have to hand lap the rings while under tension using a honing sleeve and fine lapping compound so it's pretty involved .That's what I say if that gent can turn out good rings for that price I wouldn't even fool around with them .

 

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