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Pierre
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From: France
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posted 12-02-2002 09:07 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Pierre   Click Here to Email Pierre     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
While planning my engine balancing job, I have also decided to do a light overall. One of the topic is what ring choice, they are so many options out there. For a mildly built up Ford SB mainly used in street what ring type do you guys recommend (comp ratio is 9.24/1, pistons are Speedpro Hyperteutic type, 6500 max RPM, 98 octane gas, alum heads ):

* Plain Cast iron basic rings
* Moly rings
* Plasma moly coated first ring
* Total seal: , but do I really need it ?
Another question is:
* Drop in type or file-to-fit ?

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Moneymaker
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From: Lyons, IL, USA
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posted 12-02-2002 10:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Plain cast rebuilders ring sets work best on street applications. Sealed Power, Muskeegon, Hastings, are all fine.

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