<VV> My newfangled 'ring compressor' ~ one size may not fit all ?

Charles Lee Chaz at ProperProper.com
Tue Nov 16 23:26:07 EST 2010

Yes, that's a good point ~ one size may not fit all ?

Admittedly, I have not tried any of these, but just thought of this this 
afternoon working on mine (pulling engines apart for the first time ever.)

However, just one junk engine could supply one cylinder barrel for each 
size, just bore them out to half a dozen sizes.

Or, just one 60-over barrel will work on them all ?

OK, it's not perfect, but boy have I taken a LOT of grief from the 
nay-sayers though !

I got a lot of good ideas and learning experiences from the rest, so that's 
good !

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Houston" <jhouston001 at cfl.rr.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:03 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Will my newfangled 'ring compressor' contraption work ?

Will only be EXACTLY the right size if the sacrificed cylinder has the
same bore as the others...  if target cylinder is standard, and the
"tool" comes from a .060 cylinder, might not work because it won't
compress the rings enough...  or am I thinking funny??

Jim Houston

On 11/16/2010 9:31 PM, Charles Lee wrote:
> Regardless of the way the piston is installed, I was really trying to see 
> if
> this newfangled tool I want to make is of any use :
> www.yourbuyersinn.com/Cars/Corvair/CorvairTools.htm

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