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svtrich

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what engine bearings and piston rings for a 69 302 Z motor?
« on: February 18, 2010, 06:52:22 AM »
Im about to reassemble my 302 engine but what did Chevy use when these cars were built? Im sure JonhZ  or someone will know.
               thanks again Richard ;D

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Re: what engine bearings and piston rings for a 69 302 Z motor?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2010, 03:50:45 PM »
Im about to reassemble my 302 engine but what did Chevy use when these cars were built? Im sure JonhZ  or someone will know.
               thanks again Richard ;D

Current-technology rings and bearings are far better than those used 40 years ago; I'd recommend good-quality moly-faced rings and premium bearings. Jerry may have specifics on what he recommends.
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Re: what engine bearings and piston rings for a 69 302 Z motor?
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010, 06:30:03 PM »
I love Zero Gap rings, they are a little more expensive, however I believe they are well worth it.
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Re: what engine bearings and piston rings for a 69 302 Z motor?
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 08:52:20 PM »
Thank you everyone but its built and done.one more lite coat of paint and in it goes.I ended up using Speed Pro Plasma Moly rings and cleavite bearings
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