Dirk de Boer wrote:
> Here is technical question for all of you:
> How can you tell what size pistons one has? The manuals only give the piston
> clearance in the cylinder. In my engine, the clearance is a little over
> 0.020 so it's time for a rebore. I'm going to take it to the machine shop
> next week but I'd like to know in advance what pistons I have. Who knows
> what the DPO put in there. Anybody knows what the cylinder and piston
> diameters of the standard and oversize versions are? Can you tell from the
> numbers inside the piston?
> Dirk de Boer
> 1966 MGB with an engine in bits
What I have learned from the motorcycling stuff is working the other way
Have your cylinders measured, decide what size pistons you need, buy
pistons and rings and bring them to the machinery shop. The shop will
now make your cylinders fit exactly on your pistons.
BTW doesn't your name sound Dutch?
Rene and Marion van Maanen
http://support.neth.hp.com/~renevm (intranet HP)
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