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Ford 2.8 V6 piston rings?

Discussion in 'Modified Alpine' started by mr.vman, May 31, 2021.

  1. mr.vman

    mr.vman Donation Time

    Building the, 2.8 V6. Engine bores will clean at; .020". Found the correct, Silvolite 1.535 compression hight pistons (Summit Racing). Now for piston rings. Hastings lists, Chrome or cast iron rings. Chrome rings seem to take some time to seat. Cast iron seats quickly. Not sure if gapless rings are available for this bore size yet. What are others using for the 2.8 V6? Chrome of cast iron? No power adders, just head work and aftermarket camshaft. Thanks in advance for time and information.
    Steve V
  2. 260Alpine

    260Alpine Silver Level Sponsor

    I like Moly rings best.

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