I’ve got my gapless rings installed and the engine put back together. I followed the Total Seal instructions for break-in and used their dry ring break-in compound. Only 160 miles on the rebuilt engine and the rings are sealing up very well. Vacuum is 16 mm at idle and 18-19 mm during deceleration. There was zero smoke out the back and the engine power and idle is very smooth.
2008 Turbo X 19T JZW Stg 4, 415 hp, 532 tq
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2005 9-2x Aero Stg 2
1996 900 'Aero' 2.3t Sold -
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