Re-Ring aluminum bore Briggs Question

Reply

  #1  
Old 07-04-08, 06:08 PM
hopkinsr2's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: canada
Posts: 1,561
Re-Ring aluminum bore Briggs Question

Welcome to Friday all.. I have a quick question. I have an aluminum bore briggs that smokes bad. Mod 190437, type 5506-01, code 9008061. The neighbor brought me the engine & an aftermarket ring set (Stens, I think) & a base gasket. Now,, The briggs oil ring is 1 piece & his oil ring is a 3 piece. Not a big deal, But,, do I hone the aluminum cylinder for the rings as I would do a steel bore,, Or should I just put the rings in. Also, is the 3 piece oil ring O.K. in the aluminum cylinder?? I thank all lots,,, Roger
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 07-04-08, 06:21 PM
Member
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Western Area
Posts: 94
The 3 piece oil ring is fine. If the new rings are chrome then you don't need to hone the cylinder, otherwise I would hone it.
 
  #3  
Old 07-04-08, 10:06 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,821
I agree. I would use chrome rings in an aluminum cylinder given the choice.
 
  #4  
Old 07-05-08, 08:26 AM
hopkinsr2's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: canada
Posts: 1,561
Thanks, Guys. I do believe they may be cast rings. They only have a black color to them, But I wouldn't know if a chrome ring has a shiny finish, or if an indrustrial chrome is black?? Thanks, Roger.
 
  #5  
Old 07-05-08, 08:42 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,821
Generally the chrome rings will be grey with a chrome edge at the contact surface.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes