Pistonology



K Model (on Left) 45 (on the Right)
Each has a different type of wrist pin and keeper.
Each has a different wrist pin location.
Different size rings.
Different compression.
Not interchangable.
(The K piston has cool PCP knurling somebody did - awesome !)
This post for the benefit of a blog follower . . .

7 comments:

WhitelinePsycho said...

Noot, excuse my engineering and mechanical ignorance here, but what purpose does the knurling serve ?

WhitelinePsycho said...
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Noot said...

It's a poor man's way to keep running when the bore gets worn out.

Chayse said...

Actually raises the surface of the piston lessening piston slop.

Chayse said...

Ritchie,
Bring the camera over soon and take some picks of the little TC motor I'm puttin in my JUNK fore I get it together. Neat stuff.

Shake and Bake

pat said...

i run them in my stroker. same pin diamter, more modern ring pack, and you gotta have that SQUEEZE! might have to try the PCP skirt coating though, sounds trippy!

WhitelinePsycho said...

Thanks a bunch Noot.