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  1. Frost Auto Restoration Techniques
    Install Piston Rings Safely with our Piston Ring Installer RRP: £8.17 40% OFF - NOW ONLY £4.90 At last it's easy to install and remove piston rings with this amazing little Piston Ring Installer - No more over expanding rings. Suitable for most passenger car and light truck rings (piston...
  2. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Looking for a single decent 1641 forged mahle barrel and piston if anyone's got some laying around? One from the used set I have is scored but the others are all good, seems a waste to bin them all!
  3. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I'm looking for a single J&E SRP 40F 102.75mm piston to replace the one in my Type 4 engine which has been b*gg*red by dropping a valve. Help! I cannot afford a new set of 4 B&P's
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hi im curious to what effect i will get if i reduce the weight of 1300 piston i know this can reduce the life of a piston, but wondering if anyone has or recommendation on this subject. also curious life a standard piston this is the 77mm di
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    My 1973 1300 has started backfiring after being layed up for a couple of years. A friend followed me up the road in it and suggested that by the smell and the noise it could be a piston gone. Is this likely? I hope not!
  6. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Piston for VW Transporter T4 2.5TDi with piston rings and gudgeon pin. Suitable for piston numbers 1 & 2 (3, 4 & 5 are opposite hand) on engine codes ACV & AJT (possibly others). Taken from running P reg van with 98K. New price £150 each! Part number 074 107 065AA...
  7. Items For Sale - AUTO
    I'm having a bit of a clear out and I found these at the back of the garage. There are 4 of them but on of the barrels has a crack in the liner at the bottom. All the gudgeon pins and retaining clips are there and the barrels do have MAHLE stamped on them. I've also painted them in a high temp...
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Title says it all, just need the one after a freak, and i'm not sure but possibly rare, piston break between the rings. So just need the one piston, cylinders are all hunky dory. Cheers
  9. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Looking for a 77mm piston +/- barrel to replace a bust crown in a 1961 T1 engine. Anyone got an odd one lying around?
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there. I'm currently trying to decide whether I need new pistons and cylinders on my '74 1200 bug. It steadily lost loads of power and I've done quite a few of the tests with the piston rings and a feeler gauge, which have indicated I should probably get new cylinders and pistons. The pistons...
  11. Items Wanted - AUTO
    As above, i need one 94mm stroker piston. Could anyone help? Cash waiting dudes. Schneeky:D
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Possibly a dim question, but an 85.5mm piston measures 85.5mm across the diameter yes? This is what I have in what I believe to be a 1584cc engine. However, while the piston says on the face "86.95". It just isn't 87mm wide. So, back to the dim question, to measure a piston for the shop...
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, had a fault on a brazilian engine. The long and short of it I,ve stripped it down and found a fault on number 3 piston. The old piston is dished, the new one has a flat top. Are these interchangable????:confused:
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