Head Gasket Help
Replacing head gaskets and need a good way to keep debris from falling into the cylinders and getting down into the piston rings? Here's how I do it. All you need is an old set of piston rings and some paper towels. If you don't have an old set of rings lying around the shop, I'm sure your local machine shop will give you some. Now, just place the paper towel over the cylinder, then lay the piston ring over the towel, press it into the cylinder, trim the towel, and you're ready to clean all the old head gasket off of the block. When you're done cleaning all of the gasket residue off, carefully pull the towel and ring out together.
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