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Les - the rings are new and cylinders are old. Randy said they have a special plating that doesn't wear. the previous rings were in perfect shape before removal, though...

Brought it back to Randy this morning. Before i did, though, I started the engine and was able to "clear" one of the cylinders [with a .22-caliber pop] about 15-sec after starting. It ran super-smooth after that.

While at the shop, they found that a fuel pump relay was stuck and the fuel pumps were running when I turned the key on [before starting]. Assuming that one of the injectors had a slight drip, it may have been loading up the cylinder before starting. Now, when I turn the key to the "on" posn, I don't hear those fuel pumps running up...

I ran it around today [the weather here is high pressure and cool]. It ran awesome! I took you guys advice and did a lot of accel/decel to seat the rings properly.

Looking forward to putting some miles on it this weekend [weather permitting].

LIVN80S - - Red '79 Porsche 930 Steel Slant Nose Conversion [in 1987] w. 46k miles 3.3L; 964 Cams; K27HF @ 1.0 BAR, with Garrettson Intercooler; Rarly Zork; CIS Flowtech Fuel Head & BL-WUR.
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