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Pistons and Bore

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by IrishDave, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. IrishDave

    IrishDave Active Member

    Apr 27, 2011
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    Should I have the engine bored larger when installing new pistons or should I be ok using standard bore. I am building a block using new pistons, rods etc and just want to know is it wise to do so and use oversized pistons or should I be ok using standard sized pistons and just fitting all the bits and pieces therefore keeping costs down.
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
    Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

    Sep 14, 2008
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    Assuming you are buying new pistons then its worth getting a rebore done tbh especially on a block with mileage on it... I was surprised by the state of mine when I took it apart and the rings were shot... if I had the money spare I would have bought a set of 82.5mm JE's and had a rebore myself...


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