Thursday, 12 June 2014

The original Norton piston looks more to do with the steam age than modern items. I have invested in a Wiseco forged piston which looks a more serious a component. It was designed for a Triumph and the difference is obvious being the pin size and the compression height; being the distance from the top face and the centre of the pin. I can handle these issues however with a new bush and a longer conrod. The valve pockets are however a little high and  must deal with this .

The beauty of a modern high performance piston is beguiling.
 The standard of machining is space age. 
A work of art.

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