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Redmax piston ring alignment

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by lawnandl, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. lawnandl

    lawnandl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    I am in the process of replacing the piston rings for a Redmax ebz 8000 blower. Now i am wondering if there should be a proper piston ring alignment? where do the two gaps actually face?
  2. mowerknower

    mowerknower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Well, since you did not post model and serial number I gotta guess here.
    Most 2 stroke engine pistons have pins in the ring groove that make it pretty obvious as to how the rings line up.

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