From:Harry McGill e-mail:two-wheeler-harry-A-juno.com
Subject:RE: RE: Piston ring bevels - up or down? Date:Sun Apr 29 10:21:57 2018
Response to:22658
Forgot to mention if the second ring is also beveled the beveled edge goes down.
Harry

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Most (not all) rings have a dot on them to indicate which side is the top. A beveled edge on the inside usually is the top. Installed upside down could cause some loss of compression.

Harry

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Hi esteemed Harley Hummer gurus. Rookie question here. I am very close to completing assembly of my 1955 ST165 engine. You see in the photo that the replacement rings have a been on one inside corner. Does that bevel go towards the top of the piston (as currently shown in the photo), or towards the bottom of the piston?

Hope for a quick answer so I cam complete the assembly and get the engine off of the dining room table before my wife gets home...

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