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Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp-aus-ter » Fri Aug 28, 2015 4:52 pm

I have been looking for some standard 875 piston rings for ages.... cant find any? Everything else, just not pistons/rings?

Any ideas?
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby ImpManiac » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:02 pm

Here? Malcolm stocks almost everything that is still available for Imps. He's a nice chap and posts all over the world too. :wink:

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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp-aus-ter » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:19 pm

I looked at his site and no mention of rings?
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby The Nun » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:24 pm

50% of his stock isnt mentioned most of the time, and he can always seem to help with something suitable,
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp-aus-ter » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:35 pm

Thanks, I will have to contact him
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imporium » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:23 pm

imp-aus-ter wrote:I looked at his site and no mention of rings?

Hi Mr Oz, :wink: I dont put everything on the website, as stock changes all the time & only on there if I have a few of ....
I do have new good std rings in now for £70 & the rare Mk 1 breather proper breather element £10 one only
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp-aus-ter » Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:49 pm

Cheers mate... I will contact you.... but not right now, it is 4:45am here and for some reason I am feeling a bit sleepy :shock: :lol:

That element is a weird one? It looks like it is solid? Naturally, I had to block the far end with my hand and blow thru it to see if air went thru it.... :roll: yes it did, and I ended up with a nice black ring around my lips that tasted like unleaded petrol.... DoH!! :shock: I cant understand people sniffing that stuff?? Super (with lead) tasted much, much better ....
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby long_gone_John » Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:57 am

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You'll fit right in on here :)


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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp-aus-ter » Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:21 am

imporium wrote:
imp-aus-ter wrote:I looked at his site and no mention of rings?

Hi Mr Oz, :wink: I dont put everything on the website, as stock changes all the time & only on there if I have a few of ....
I do have new good std rings in now for £70 & the rare Mk 1 breather proper breather element £10 one only
Regards manic Malcolm Imp009 Imp003 Van001 Husky003


Hi Malcolm, I spoke to Frank today and he said you are sending him some stuff and my bits can come in that, if that is ok by you.... so I will organise it before then, I will need a couple of sets of std rings and will grab that block breather filter :) I will get Frank to organise it with you, so it will be no hassle (especially for me hehehehe) :D
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imp » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:43 pm

is this still relevant?
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby imporium » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:30 pm

imp wrote:is this still relevant?


Is what relevant from 2015 ?..........3 years ago ! .?
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Re: Where to get standard piston rings?

Postby 617sqn » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:13 pm

You might have to make allowances, Malcolm. He's got a Hyundai. :wink:

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