I'm rebuilding the engine of my 1970 TR6. The standard size crank journals and cylinder bores were well within tolerances so I elected to fit new main and rod bearings and a set of std size Hastings rings to the original pistons. I honed the cylinder walls with a flex-hone tool, but on parts of the cylinders there is very slight ridging, barely visible and hard to feel, at the upper limit of the top compression ring travel. The new top compression rings look square edged, not the "rim dodger" type that I remember fitting to my old Ford escorts back in the day. So here is my question: is it worth grinding a small bevel on the top edge of the new rings to avoid the rim, or will that cause other problems?
Thanks in advance
Question about compression rings
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