[Vwdiesel] Piston weight differences...

Finn Rod dubdeesel at yahoo.com
Sat May 12 11:09:30 EDT 2007

Thanks guys... 

My problem is 26 grams too light... The SB pistons are

Guess I will have to buy a new one... seems SB engines
are in short supply all round....

> > From: LBaird119 at aol.com

> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Piston weight differences...

> I usually balance to a partial gram.
> Two places to remove metal.  I've seen the local
> shop use a 
> lathe and spin metal off the bottom of the piston,
> below the 
> wrist pin holes.   I generally use a medium drill
> bit and pepper the 
> bottom of the piston top, where there's also a lot
> of metal.  
> Haven't had to pull that much metal though.  I
> figure I add 
> surface area for cooling but don't remove much
> overall 
> thickness.
>      Loren

rod of finland

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