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BooN's picture
Joined: 08/16/2013
Posts: 13

My r51/2 has 5 piston rings. I want to change the old rings with new 3 rings. Is there any issue to use 3 rings.

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VBMWMO #7032
San Antonio, TX
Joined: 10/27/2006
Posts: 7079
So you would leave 2 of the

So you would leave 2 of the grooves without rings at all? Where are the 5 rings located? From reading Duane's site, one of the rings was on the crankshaft side of the wrist pin. I don't have any input one way or the other...I'd probably want to put it back original. But certainly a call or email to Vech would get the correct answer.


Kurt in S.A.
'78 R100/7 '69 R69S '52 R25/2

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