1988-1992 Suzuki LT250R Service Manual, Page 57Get this manual

1988-1992 Suzuki LT250R Service Manual, Page 57

ENGINE 3-22 PISTON RINGS PISTON RING END G,ll.P Check each ring for end gap, reading the gap with thickness gauge as shown
gap increases reducing engine power output because of the resultant blowby gas through the enlarged gapHere lies the importance
of using piston rings with end gaps within the limit Measure the piston ring free end gap to check the spring tensionMark
Service Limit TMTMTMTMTM TMTMTMTM 5.5 mm (0.22 in) PISTON RING TO GROOVE CLEARANCE Fix the piston ring in the piston ring