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Re: Rings!!! (archive)

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Posted by Rastus von Glubbenrot. on November 02, 1999 at 20:51:58:

In Reply to: Rings!!! posted by Andy on November 02, 1999 at 02:28:29:

Do a compression test before you start taking everything apart, if the rings are bad enough to require renewal you will get a low reading, it could also mean leaky valves, or C/H gasket, (more likely.)

I would have said that you could do the rings yourself, as described by a previous reply,
providing you have the time and patience.
But I note from the W/S manual that it is described as an engine out job. If you can do it with the engine in situ, there are still many pitfalls, depending on your experience.




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