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Date: Sun, 28 May 2000 19:33:50
Subject: Re: piston
From: Tony Weinfurtner
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THERE IS A TOP AND BOTTOM TO THE RINGS, THEY MUST BE INSTALLED SO THAT THE
OPENING IN THE RING FITS OVER THE PINS IN THE RING SLOT OF THE PISTON.
CHANCES ARE YOU INSTALLED THEM UPSIDE DOWN.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike _____"
To: ; Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2000 10:30 PM
Subject: piston

> i bought a 91 tomos a3 and it needed a new piston so i put the right kit
in.
> i ran it for a total of about 3 hours over a weeks time and decided it was
> ready to ride. so i rode it to my friends house and back which was a total
> ride of about 30 mins. got back and turned it off to adjust my brakes and
> tried to start it again and it wouldn't turn over. so after investigating
i
> saw that one of the new piston rings broke into about 9 pieces. anyone got
a
> clue as to what happened?
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