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Originally Posted by Craig 930 RS View Post
There is a certain engine rebuilder in a State called Golden who is known for - get this - smashing the piston ring lands and reusing the pistons with new rings.

Yep, compressing the aluminum pistons to squish the lands in order to fit new rings.
That's called re-indexing the piston's. I learned that from a Kewl Mechanic in Turkey who had a Penchant for welding Spark plugs in when they were the wrong size!
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