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Old 08-09-2011, 03:43 PM   #54
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1995 SC2
1998 SW2
Default Re: 98SW2 Re-Ring project

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Originally Posted by OldNuc View Post
Keep in mind this is for the OEM rings and a standard bore diameter. Go with your ring manufacturer.
Made a quick phone call on my break. I just spoke with silvolite tech support, and they recommend a .019 end gap which is .0033 larger than factory max.
I don't know the actual Hastings part #, but I would be curious to see what Hastings would say as you point out.

Factory: First ring: .0098-.0157 in / .24-.4mm

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#5, 1998 SW2m, rebuilt at 126K, Totaled at 205K miles.
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