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Old 03-13-2019, 02:27 PM
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Default Lb7 pistons swap questions

Trying to I get some info together for a budget build. When swapping in good used low miles lb7 pistons, would it be safe to keep those rings on or get new ones?
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:33 PM
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New ones. Are you having the pistons delipped?
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:45 PM
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New ones.

be cautious that piston to wall clearance doesnt get too big.
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:55 PM
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If you don’t already have pistons I have a brand new set with new rings I’d be willing to sale fairly cheap
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Old 03-13-2019, 04:27 PM
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How much is cheap??
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Old 03-13-2019, 04:44 PM
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How much is cheap??
$400 plus the ride
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