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Piston Rings got mixed up

I don't know which ones is the 1st & which one is the 2nd compression ring.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    go to any parts store that has a machine shop, they will be glad to show u.



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Put the ring backward into the grooves and you wil be able to tell which fits.

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