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Originally Posted by turbo owner View Post
Here in lies the real problem

Hot rod engine builers can get special pistons made with nonconforming ring locations to increase compression. The top ring land was located to high, there is not enough metal between the ring land and the valve relief cut in the top of the piston.

Send 1 of your failed pistons to JE and see what they say, if it's a stock piston they may help out with repairs.

I did send one piston to JB racing, and had JE custom made the new pistons
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1979 930: Garret GT35r turbo, EFI, carerra intake, Link EMS, custom GT2 cams, 98mm JE P/C, 964 crank (stroker), custom valves & ported (XtremeCylinderHeads) etc..etc..
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1986 944 Turbo
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