76 GL1000 Restoration

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Re: 76 GL1000 Restoration


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Re: 76 GL1000 Restoration


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Rednaxs60 wrote: Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:10 pm rings from a 2000 Chevy tracer 1.6 Litre from Rock Auto. Have a set ion my 1200, used 1 mm oversize and adjusted the ring gap to suit - 0.6 mm (0.024"). Working well. Check these out. Standard size is 75.0 bore, there is also 0.5 mm and 1.0 mm oversize. Ring thickness is 1.2/1.2/2.5 mm (top/middle/oil scraper). Enginetech rings are made by Hastings I was told.

ENGINETECH Ring set - 1.pdfENGINETECH Ring set - 2.pdf

His is a 1000, not 1200. Look for Hastings rings 6116 but it seems these are standard 72.00 size only.
https://apacatalog.com/HastingsCatalog/ ... .8,1.5,1.5
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Re: 76 GL1000 Restoration


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Thanks for the advice all! I probably could have saved some money, but ended up finding NOS for the GL1000 oversized rings on eBay.

Hopefully, these rings work out. If not I'll have to get creative.
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Don’t get to creative…contact that company I linked….probably your cheapest option.
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