Re: Minarelli v1 piston issues

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> >>>taykoff [s2m] Wrote:

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> I really can't tell how bad the head is here or if all of the damage was

> done to and caused by the head gasket. I would advise against running a

> stock v1 head gasket on a kit, or you run the risk of that gasket

> expanding into the bore area and getting torn up by the piston...which

> is what I think has happened here.

Looks like pieces of ring stuck in the head , to me .

Agreed , I'd smooth things and remove anything not suppose to be there and run it ,provided what we see is the only damage .

Sure there might be a bit of carbon build up in the crevices , but so what ?

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