Deglazing the cylinder walls is very important.
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> On Jun 21, 2015, at 2:47 PM, Roger Elliott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What is the most likely cause of rings not seating?
> I rebuilt my Spitfire engine about 4,000 miles ago and still have excessive
> oil consumption. I don't seem to be leaking oil, so my assumption is that
> it is getting past the rings.
> I did check the gap on all of the rings during installation and they all were
> within tolerance - generally towards the tighter end.
> I am planning on taking off the head and putting new rings on.
> What steps should I take to try to make sure the new rings seat properly? I
> am thinking I should run a hone down cylinders just to roughen up the walls a
> Roger Elliott
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