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Old 07-26-2020, 10:06 AM   #14
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Default Re: Decided to pull the motor/trans

Originally Posted by katy View Post
Model T's do that, the top ring comes right to the top of the cylinder w/the piston sticking up above the block. Maybe the pistons you removed are like that?

Is .002" piston clearance enough on these engines?
The pistons are level with the deck @TDC so the top ring will be down a bit from that. I thought .002 was a bit tight also but that is the spec that I found and I looked for verification from a few different sources. All say .002.
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