2001 Polaris SLH, Virage PWC Factory Service Manual, Page 90Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLH, Virage PWC Factory Service Manual, Page 90

EngineCooling Engine Inspection 700cc EngineContinued Piston InspectionMeasurement 1Check piston for scoring or cracks in
exceeds the service limit, determine if piston or cylinder is worn and recondition or replace as necessaryPiston to Cylinder
Clearance STD: .0055.0065" (.14.16mm) Service Limit: .010" (.25 mm) Position each piston ring 121 (1.3 cm) from the top of
the cylinder using the piston to push it squarely into placeMeasure installed gap with feeler gauge at both the top and bottom
of the cylinder NOTE: difference in end gap indicates cylinder taperThe cylinder should be measured for excessive taper and
out of roundReplace rings if the installed end gap exceeds the service limitNOTE: Always check piston ring installed gap