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Post by Dougy » Thu Oct 04, 2007 7:32 am

My pan will be ready soon it has been skimmed out to +80 hew hasting pistons and rings, new valves valve seats valve springs collars,any of you guys recommend a good run in period.

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Post by Cotten » Thu Oct 04, 2007 2:29 pm

This topic really should be posted under "Panhead"... but anyway:

Hastings rings do not "run in".
They are made accurately enough to seat instantly.

If torqueplates were not applied when the cylinders were hone-fitted, then your 'run in' period will be however long it takes for the piston skirts to collapse.


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Post by Ohio-Rider » Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:08 pm

Cotten.... :lol: You sure do tell it like it is. No way to dispute that or your knowledge of such things.

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