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Piston ring clearance on a F motor

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by FJAfrica, Oct 24, 2003.

  1. FJAfrica

    FJAfrica

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    I am looking for the specs on what the clearance should be between the ends of a set of std rings in the bore.

    Anyone got these details?
     
  2. Rice

    Rice SILVER Star

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    Sorry I won't be able to give you actual specs because my values are coming from the chevy world. The folks at Kieth Black have said a ring gap of 0.032 (sorry to give inches) is okay and that you can go as high as 0.040 and still not have any significant compression loss.