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piston ring position on a Suzuki LT250R

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I'm trying to replace the cylinder base gasket on an LT250R 2 stroke.

This is the first time I have done anything like this. Can someone please tell me how to orient the ring gaps on the piston? I heard that there were locating pins to keep the rings from turning to the ports. Please help so I don't ruin something. Also any ideas for compressing the rings?

Thanks Much

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If you have it that is great. I was going to tell you on the gaps in the rings should line up with a place in the piston. They need to be on that place. You can compress the rings with your hands until you get the piston in the jug.

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