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Most ring makers have installation instructions. I'd go online to Hastings, Grant, etc. and see where they recommend to put the gaps depending on your type of rings.
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Hi, did my apprenticeship as mechanic in the early 1980's, in a small workshop under one man who specialised in ALFA and Jaguar. We worked on a formula 4 thousand of inch for each inch diameter of bore. On very rare occasion i would have to file a ring down on the ring file.
 

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Cool, great to see some old school mechanics being done. What else have you done or got to do?
 

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Cool, great to see some old school mechanics being done. What else have you done or got to do?
I am using conical valve springs, single not double, I this case, single vavle springs are much better than duel springs, back of intake valves are coated with a slippery non stick coatings, no valve deposit build ups in the future
Lots of porting the head, maxed out the exhaust ports to match the gasket and upper headers( cbm Motorsports recommend this, will not lose power on street engine) intake ports were cleaned up and enlarged on the longest sides
The bottom of the intake ports, just cleaned up, 3 angle valve job on the seats, with new high temperature valve seats installed.shimed the conical valve springs .020 to get seat pressure from 76 pounds to 86 pounds. All flash in the block and bedplate smoothed away.balanace shaft deleat installed.staying with oem camshaft, aftermarket cams just cause problems with oem ECU. Aftermarket cams would only give me about 15 extra hp. And at $350-450 for cams, not worth it, I should be at 185-190 how at build, about 10+15 more at finel turn by cbm Motorsports.
 
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