Originally Posted by ed2hess
Yes he is going to have to take that engine apart and that isn't too bad until you try to slip the cyclinder back over the rings. This stihl is really difficult.
You gotta get a set of plastic ring compressers..makes the job easy..
I keep a small bottle of mix oil on my bench...I prelube the piston and rings with it before installing the compresser...they usually slide right into the cylinder..
I believe Husqvarna sells a set of them...