Install the piston rings with the part number or side
marked TOP up.
Install new rings during rebuild.
Position the QE296 piston ring gaps so they are not over
the piston pin bore.
Use clean 15W-40 oil to lubricate the rings, piston and
Use a piston ring compressor, Part No. ST-755, to com-
press the piston rings.
Install the piston and connecting rod assembly.