If you have to go back into it, Mic your cylinder bores..... Did you check ring end gaps before re-assembly ?
Deglaze/re-crosshatch the bores ?
There is a 0.5" over-sized ring set you can get if the bores worn over standard but less than total over-sized reject......
Originally Posted by piston slapper
You never learn anything until you admit you don't know it all...
"Why go out preserved when you can go out beat up, worn out, sliding in sideways screaming, Holy Sh!t What A Ride" !!!