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Piston rings Os 50sx

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Old 10-05-2007, 12:12 AM
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Default Piston rings Os 50sx

Does anybody know where i could buy a piston ring for the 50sx other than tower. i think twenty dollars is nuts for that. I have seen this web sight but i wouldnt know what to ask for because i cant find specific size for the ring required. Any help you all could give would be great. http://www.dol.net/~dave.reed/rangcast.htm
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$ 20 is high for a piston ring, granted. I think you must use the O.S. part. The question you should ask yourself is: am I sure that's all I need to make this engine 100% again? Will the old cylinder break- in with the new ring? Is the rod, piston, front housing good? Add it all up, plus shipping....I like O.S engines, but doesn’t take much to make it a throw away. Bearing changes are easy and cheap thou.
I have two boxes under my work bench with old engines and old servos/receivers that are not worth sending in for repairs, out of warranty/void of warranty (damaged). Sometimes I cannibalize for parts. O.S...... Hummm, that's short for what I say when they die.




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