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    1978 os 90 fsr rebuiold questions

    i am rebuilding this engine have bearings in and its ringed . #1 there is an arrow on top of piston should it face exhaust side or the other side.
    #2 when installing piston and sleeve is there a certain way to get this in correct so ring stays on stop with piston. also would like to put a new ring in this engine to freshin it up , any input on where to get one
    thanks steve
    Stephen

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    RE: 1978 os 90 fsr rebuiold questions

    Try Frank Bowman in Farmington, NM. He specializes in model engine rings and will install them as well as make them for a reasonable price.

    Frank Bowman
    1211 N Allen Ave
    Farmington
    NM 87401-3568
    USA
    Phone: (505) 327-0696

    ringmaster46@msn.com

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    RE: 1978 os 90 fsr rebuiold questions

    contacted this service and will be getting ring and gasket set still would like to know the correct way to install the piston and liner so ring remains on location . i am versed in all aspects of rebuilding but this is always puzzling to me . hit and miss and take apart and recheck there has to a certain way to do this failsafe .
    thanks steve
    Stephen


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