2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 251Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 251

Installing Top-Side Components APiston BCylinder I NOTE: If the piston rings were removed, install them in this sequence
#2 omressiok End Qap Ring and Oil Ring Expander End Gap I NOTE: Note the direction of the exhaust side of the piston (5)
for correct ring end gap orientation BInstall the compression rings (1 and 2) so the letter on the top surface of each ring
faces the dome of the pistonRotate the rings until the ring end gaps are on directly opposite sides of the piston according
to the illustrationINOTE: The chrome (silver) ring should be installed in the top position 3Lubricate the inside wall of
the cylinder; then using ring compressor or the fingers, compress the rings and slide the cylinder over the pistonRoute the
cam chain up through the cylinder cam chain housing; then remove the piston holder and seat the cylinder firmly on the crankcase
The cylinder should slide on easilyDo not force the cylinder or damage to the piston, rings, cylinder, or crankshaft assembly