<VV> Newfangled 'ring compressor' updated

J R Read hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 21 16:55:31 EST 2010

I don't know Chuck...

Seems to me you'd have to be careful not to remove any of the sealing 
surface at the bottom end of the barrel and that you could have inserted a 
dozen or more piston and ring assemblies using a ring compressor in the time 
it would take to prepare just one barrel end.

Later, JR

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Lee" <Chaz at ProperProper.com>
To: "Ron" <ronh at owt.com>; "Dave Ziegler" <dziegler3 at comcast.net>
Cc: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>; "Frank DuVal" <corvairduval at cox.net>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2010 3:24 PM
Subject: <VV> Newfangled 'ring compressor' alternative revised / updated

> Some clarification added, since I still think this is the way to go ... ?
> Re-Bevel the crankcase-side inside end of the barrel to gradually slip
> rings
> into the barrel when inserting pistons ?
> (Eliminates need for ring compressor altogether ?)
> www.yourbuyersinn.com/Cars/Corvair/CorvairTools.htm
> Charlie

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