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Re: pressing piston pins

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Subject: Re: pressing piston pins
From: "bjshov8" <bjshov8@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 18:34:45 -0600
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I've seen this done at machine shops, but I think they heat the rods to
higher temperature.  I don't think it would hurt to try it though.  At my
dad's shop we had a hydraulic press that did this, without heat.

>   Anyone here installed piston pins? Can I just put the pins in the
>   freezer and the rods in a 250 degree oven and then carefully push
>   them in?

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