2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 200Get this manual

2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 200

PISTON ASSEMBLY 1 NOTE: Whenever piston, rings, or pin are out of tolerance, they must be replaced 2Using the sharpened ring
to correct with the sandpaper, replace the piston 4Inspect the perimeter of each piston for signs of excessive "blowby Excessive
"blowby" indicates worn piston rings or an out-of-round cylinderRemoving Piston Rings 1Starting with the top ring, slide
one end of the ring out of the ring-groove Measuring Piston Pin (Outside Diameter) and Piston-Pin Bore 1Measure the piston
pin outside diameter at each end and in the centerIf measurement is not within specifications, the piston pin must be replaced2Remove
each ring by working it toward the dome of the piston while rotating it out of the groove1 NOTE: If the existing rings will
not be replaced with new ones, note the location of each ring for proper installationWhen installing new rings, install as
complete set only CleaningInspecting Piston Rings 1Take an old piston ring and snap it into two pieces; then grind the end