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Old 05-04-2015, 12:47 AM   #1
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Title says it. I need a ring compressor for stock 1.8 pistons/ rings. I recently honed my 2000 block, need to install new. Hook me up bros. Paid shipping to/ from.
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:19 AM   #2
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They are less then $10 at Sears, its cheaper to just buy one new then bother shipping it back and forth.
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i think someone just wants a box full of ******.
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Old 05-04-2015, 10:37 AM   #4
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I was looking for a tapered one like this:
Wiseco Tapered Ring Compressor Sleeves RCS08300 83mm 3 268" Fits Universal 0 | eBay
That's no fun though...compared to a box of ****** I mean.
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i think someone just wants a box full of ******.
I don't think I have a ring compressor though.
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They are less then $10 at Sears, its cheaper to just buy one new then bother shipping it back and forth.
Sometimes I wonder how many brain cells OP actually has.
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I used this one years ago to install my pistons in my built motor and it worked fine. I am pretty sure I leant it out to a friend to use and have never gotten it back. At $8 I will just buy another one when I need it.
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I've used one of these:



For over a dozen engine builds. You can use the same kind for one.
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But guys, that requires GOING TO THE STORE AND GETTING ONE.

Way too much work
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Old 05-04-2015, 01:56 PM   #10
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But guys, that requires GOING TO THE STORE AND GETTING ONE.

Way too much work
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one is that is slightly more expensive, but if you have Amazon prime it will be to you in 2 days. No need to even put on your man thong when you order, or when you open the door tfor the UPS guy to grab it.
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In store pickup at sears. Thanks Lars.
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The tapered ring compressors do make life easy compared to what's posted here. We make B&B's, I'll check the scrap bin for an 83mm. I found an 84.5 compressor for my engine in the scrap because it was engraved wrong.
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The tapered ring compressors do make life easy compared to what's posted here. We make B&B's, I'll check the scrap bin for an 83mm. I found an 84.5 compressor for my engine in the scrap because it was engraved wrong.
LMK. I'd rather use a tapered one.
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I have tapered compressors for 83.5/84/85.5 and I don't know how I survived so long without them.
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During my ordering, I decided to ship instead of store pickup. It came today. Piston #4 is the only one I had rings on, and I just got home from work. Just decided to tap it home just to try this thing out. Works amazing.
Thanks again Lars.
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