2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 56Get this manual

2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 56

Removing Piston Rings 1Starting with the top ring, slide one end of the ring out of the ring-groove CC995 Measuring Piston
the sharpened ring as tool, clean carbon from the ring-groovesBe sure to position the ring with its tapered side up ATV-1070
! 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 piston 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 specificationsATV-1069 Measuring Piston Skirt Cylinder Clearance 1Measure the