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Old 09-21-2011, 12:48 PM
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I mostly used the thicker rings as the pistons and rings are cheaper, BUT almost all major car companies are trending towards thinner rings...

Also keep in mind bore finish, piston finish, and ring material/finish is not what it was 30 years ago.
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