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New Piston Rings
« on: 10.01. 2018 18:06 »
I need some new standard rings, so many makes out there. What should I avoid. SRM quote over £60. Thanks.

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #1 on: 10.01. 2018 18:11 »
Avoid new made rings in hepolite boxes, many dealers who supply new hepolite pistons replace the rings with others due to quality issues.

Good rings are not cheap but cheap poor quality workout much more expensive.

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #2 on: 10.01. 2018 19:04 »
gandini rings made in Italy for bsa is what it used to say on the boxes and they are the dogs bollocks. srm once sent me a set of rings in a plastic bag and after fitting them the bike spewed neat oil out the exhausts. after blueing the bores and testing the rings they were shaped like old threepenny bits srm apoligised for there rings and blamed the supplier . I have used gandinis for years top of the shop rolls Royce precision

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #3 on: 27.01. 2018 14:44 »
I got a nice set from Kidderminster motorcycles, they know what they are talking about. See my thread on barrells : ) soon.

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #4 on: 29.01. 2018 12:19 »
Usually I get rings from Total Seal.
Down side is I have to get a friend in the states to order them because the morons who have the Australian exclusive franchise carry no stock, order them as needed sent by priority air freight, double or triple the cost then still hit be for $ 30 post & pack.
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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #5 on: 29.01. 2018 17:26 »
Forgot to  mention, got Gandini Rings as well.

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #6 on: 29.01. 2018 17:37 »
My recent Draganfly order contained Gandini rings although I never specified them.

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Re: New Piston Rings
« Reply #7 on: 30.01. 2018 10:01 »
G'Day Simon,
I am sure you won't take 33 years like I did *roll*. Most of what I did I could not remember doing. But I did keep lots of photos.
Colin
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