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    Ok new here hope im in the right place... i have several A engines I want to rebuid one... so can someone tell me how to remove the piston pin i was told by an old model a man there was a clip in the center I do not see this need help befor i start pressing.. thanks

  • #2
    jcameronh, WELCOME to the VFF!!

    On the stock pistons there is a clip inside the piston that holds the wrist pin, but not knowing what you have, it is hard to tell.

    Pictures would be of great help. Top, bottom, side to side would really be a help.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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    • #3
      If you have the original center clip, then support the piston area just outside the wrist pin and press the pin down and out.
      To reinstall it you need a tapered guide pin to expand the ring so the wrist pin enters it. It is a bullet shaped guide pin.

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      • #4
        Ok thanks so much ... must be am have never seen oem could not find any pics on the net so didnt know where the clip was... also notice i got moved off the page sorry if i posted in wrong place..

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