2007 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 188Get this manual

2007 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 188

Removing Piston Rings 1Starting with the top ring, slide one end of the ring out of the ring-groove Measuring Piston Pin
as tool, clean carbon from the ring-groovesBe sure to position the ring with its tapered side up A CAUTION 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 2Insert
an inside dial indicator into the piston-pin boreThe diameter must not exceed specificationsTake two measurements to ensure
accuracy Measuring Piston-Ring End Gap (Installed) 1Place each compression ring in the wear portion of the cylinderUse the
piston to position each ring squarely in the cylinder2Using feeler gauge, measure each piston-ring end gapAcceptable ring
end gap must be within specificationsMeasuring Piston Skirt1 Cylinder Clearance 1Measure the cylinder front to back in six