htown16 wrote:The piston are the short slot type but they are getting replaced anyway. Not sure how they occurred but there were gouge marks around the crown and on the skirt. Perhaps from a previous decarbon job?
Progress report time. Rear wheel and brake reassembled and installed.
Cylinders back from machinist with a +.040 overbore and honed. New pistons and rings ready to go in.
Checking ring gaps
Did the method of putting the pistons in the cylinders on the bench and then dropping over the rods and installing pins. Doing a semi-dry assembly, Just a few drops of oil smeared on the piston skirts.
Barrel all snugged down
Next project is getting the head all reassembled and back on.