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How do I replace a circlip?

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How do I replace a circlip?

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I have never had a circlip come out ever, at least not so far. But I am extremely careful with removing them or putting them back in, I don’t use them over very often. But when I am dynoing something and I keep changing everything, apart and together, apart and together, I do use the circlips over. But I am extremely careful in removing them and even more careful in installing them. Sometimes they don’t just roll right in, by this I mean you have to start one edge in the groove as you roll the rest of it in, if you don’t do this you will get the whole clip in the wrist pin bore at one time, that means none of it is in the groove yet. I think when this happens it bends the clips a little smaller than they really want to go and I don’t think that they have full tension once you do get them in the groove. Whenever this happens to me, I usually pull the clip back out and throw it away. I find that working with the Zenoah pistons is harder to get the clips in than it is on a Quickdraw pisto

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