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Originally Posted by Alan L View Post
Alternatively - if the ring land gap is in spec and the current ring wear warrants it (ring gap) you can re ring the piston (since you have it apart). I just used the scotch brite hone method (you will find plenty of threads in the 911 engine forum). Never had an issue with them seating OK. Word of caution - many of the new ring sets seem to end up with a ring gap already at the high end of wear spec. Don't ask me why. But if they are nicely within spec, maybe best left.
Plan to disassemble long block Friday...

Need to see if I have Alusil or nikasil from what I gather...

Appreciate all the advice...
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