2007 Arctic Cat Prowler/Prowler XT ATVs Service Manual, Page 50Get this manual

2007 Arctic Cat Prowler/Prowler XT ATVs Service Manual, Page 50

Measuring Piston Skirt Cylinder Clearance 1Measure the cylinder front to back in six places ATV-1024A ! CAUTION Incorrect
being careful not to nick, scrape, or damage the combustion chamber or the sealing surface2Inspect the spark plug hole for
any damaged threadsRepair damaged threads using "heli-coil" insert3Place the cylinder head on the surface plate covered with
#400 grit wet-or-dry sandpaperUsing light pressure, move the cylinder head in figure eight motionInspect the sealing surface
for any indication of high spotsA high spot can be noted by bright metallic finishCorrect any high spots before assembly
by continuing to move the cylinder head in figure eight motion until uniform bright metallic finish is attained ATV-1085B
NOTE: Note the direction of the exhaust side of the piston (5) for correct ring end gap orientation 2The ring with the orientation
mark (MTOP) should be installed in the second (middle) groove and the ring with the orientation mark (M) should be installed
in the first (top) groove ! CAUTION Water or parts-cleaning solvent must be used in conjunction with the wet-or-dry sandpaper