2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 226Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 226

PISTON ASSEMBLY INOTE: Whenever piston, rings, or pin are out of tolerance, they must be replaced 2Remove each ring by working
then grind the end of the old ring to 45O angle and to sharp edge 2Using the sharpened ring as tool, clean carbon from the
ring-groovesBe sure to position the ring with its tapered side up Improper cleaning of the ring-grooves by the use of the
wrong type of ring-groove cleaner will result in severe damage to the piston Measuring Piston-Ring End Gap (Installed) 1Place
each piston ring in the wear portion of the cylinderUse the piston to position each ring squarely in the cylinderI NOTE:
If scuffing or seizure marks are too deep to correct with the sandpaper, replace the piston 2Using feeler gauge, measure
each piston-ring end gapAcceptable ring end gap must not exceed specifications 4Inspect the perimeter of each piston for