2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 285Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 285

#1 Compression Ring End Gap 2Inspect the spark plug hole for any damaged threadsRepair damaged threads using "heli-coil"
sides of the piston (see illustration)INOTE: The chrome (silver) ring should be installed in the top position Water or parts-cleaning
solvent must be used in conjunction with the wet-or-dry sandpaper or damage to the sealing surface may result Measuring Cylinder
Head Distortion 1Remove any carbon buildup in the combustion chamber2Lay straightedge across the cylinder head; then using
feeler gauge, check the distortion factor between the head and the straightedgeIncorrect installation of the piston rings
will result in engine damage 3Maximum distortion specifications CYLINDERICYLINDER HEAD ASSEMBLY I NOTE: If the cylinderlcylinder
head assembly cannot be trued, they must be replaced Cleaningllnspecting Cylinder Head The cylinder head studs must be removed
for this procedure 1Using non-metallic carbon removal tool, remove any carbon buildup from the combustion chamber being careful