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New Forge Piston Specs / Comparison / Dismantle. PIC HEAVY !!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3 T, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. A3 T
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    A3 T Lord Of The Rings

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    Hi guys

    I received this in the post today so thought i would do a comparison showing the difference between the new one and the old one.



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    I also took that bolt out so we could see how the seal is fitted:


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    Hope this helps ;)
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    Chears.
    Royal mail. cocked the delivery of mine twice today so... i should get it tomorrow if the actualy find it at the depo ,
    I thought the seal must be held in place . your picture shows me just that and that the inside now has a much reduced volume so no need for a shim im guessing.
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    bubble test next
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    Yeah its held in a lot better than i thought it would be.


    I'm just wondering if the weight will make any difference.





    That's what we're waiting for you to do.....lol
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    i will do it as soon as mine is in my hands.
    the dv is still hooked up to the testing stuff haha
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    Nice one mate ;)

    Then all we need is someone to make a guide on how to lap the old piston.....lol
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    How do I go about getting one of these? Is it for the 008? as That's what I have,
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    i just asked for the latest service kit and piston, its just a simple evolution to be fair, so all good..
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    send me one and I will test it
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