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Old 04-08-2014, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by ericnova72 View Post
That linked gasket still won't work though, it will overhang the piston ring starter chamfer at the top of the bore and become a hot spot...got to be like I said, 4.180" or bigger bore gasket....if you didn't advise the machinist to put the most minimal chamfer back on after boring the cylinders (I'm guessing no to this as you didn't previously know the fact).
. Didn't think anyone champfered the tops of the cylinder bores anymore... I don't... just use a good ring compressor to install the pistons... any champfers on the bore or piston tops are places where mixture can hide and not burn... costing power and producing a dirty running, polluting engine... champfers also lower compression ratio...

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