[V8] body parts anyone?

dsaad at icehouse.net dsaad at icehouse.net
Thu May 25 16:13:49 EDT 2006

Deves seems to have them:

And on this page, they say these rings are good for Alusil motors.

The big problems seem to be honing and rod bearings.


Quoting cobram at juno.com:

> You can, but you have to have a "moto-lab" that knows what they're doing.
>  I have corresponded with several V8Q owners from the former Soviet Union
> that have done their engines at some "moto-labs" in Moscow.
> These guys got internal components through Mahle in Germany, including
> oversize pistons in one case.  Rings are available from US suppliers, not
> OEM German, but they seem to work.
> http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> There are two types of tragedies in life. One is not getting what you
> want, the other is getting it.
> "Moy, Bob" <bob.moy at cte.aecom.com> writes:
> > I don't believe that you can re-ring these engines.  There is a
> > coating
> > on the cylinder walls which is applied after the casting of the
> > aluminum
> > block. In order to re-ring you will have to hone the cylinder walls
> > which will remove this coating.  Unlike earlier aluminum block
> > which
> > used a steel liner these engines doesn't have a steel liner.  This
> > is
> > why no one list replacement rings for this engine.
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