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I figured out which ring is the top ring, now I have another question.
My machinist said to gap the rings @ .022" , but the directions that came with the pistons(KB Hypereutetic) sayes that the ring end gap factor is .0065 which means that my gap would be 4.030" X .0065" = .026"
Should I go by the gap in the instructions, or what the machinist sayes? If I gap it @.026" will the .004" make any difference in performance or reliability?
 

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the ring gaps used by most of the cleveland engine pros suggest .016" for the top ring and .012" for the second. top ring gap should also be positioned in the groove so that it's on the "thrust" side of the cylinder.
 
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