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88mm x 69-74mm Hypereutectic Slip-In Bottom and Machine in Top Piston & Cylinder Set, AA Brand, Type 1, VW8800T1K
88mm x 69-74mm Hypereutectic Slip-In Bottom and Machine in Top Piston & Cylinder Set, AA Brand, Type 1, VW8800T1K


 
88mm x 69-74mm Hypereutectic Slip-In Bottom and Machine in Top Piston & Cylinder Set, AA Brand, Type 1, VW8800T1K is one of the most useful and unique products available for aircooled VW Engines in 2 decades! 1300/1500/1600cc OD on the cylinder base, 92mm TOP, with an 88mm Thick Wall! These quality piston sets are great to around 6500 RPMs.

This piston set allows you to upgrade your engine to 1700cc with ULTRA RELIABLE 88mm THICK WALL Pistons and Cylinders, without machining, and give you a cylinder that is a whopping 5.25mm thick at the top! This means you can use a stock case opening at the bottom, and only have to bore the heads (or buy heads that are already bored), saving you a ton of money on shipping to/from a machinist!

Basically your engine case will still be the 1300/1500/1600cc size, but the heads will need to be the 92/90.5mm size. So, if you order these pistons along with cylinder heads (bored to the 92/90.5mm size) at the same time, assembly will be like stock! You can really wake up that stock engine with these and a set of performance heads!

Price: $219.95

: VW8800T1K

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Piston Balance Add-on:


The fee above is for LABOR service to balance a set of pistons for you. The more precisely balanced your pistons are, increases engine life. Recommended tolerance for stock engines is within 5 grams We balance to a much tighter 0.5 gram tolerance. It is not unusual for pistons out-of-the-box to be off by more than 20 grams, so even if you don't have us do the balancing for you, make sure you don't skip this key engine-building step!

It's important for you to understand that when we balance the pistons and wrist pins, they are in MATCHED PAIRS. Make sure you DO NOT SWAP PINS and PISTONS during the cleaning and assembly process! Pins are sometimes 1.5g out, and we often have a heavy pin with a light piston, and a light pin with a heavy piston. If you mix them you no longer have a balanced set!

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88mm x 69-74mm Hypereutectic Slip-In Bottom and Machine in Top Piston & Cylinder Set, AA Brand, Type 1, VW8800T1K is one of the most useful and unique products available for aircooled VW Engines in 2 decades! 1300/1500/1600cc OD on the cylinder base, 92mm TOP, with an 88mm Thick Wall! These quality piston sets are great to around 6500 RPMs. This piston set allows you to upgrade your engine to 1700cc with ULTRA RELIABLE 88mm THICK WALL Pistons and Cylinders, without machining, and give you a cylinder that is a whopping 5.25mm thick at the top! This means you can use a stock case opening at the bottom, and only have to bore the heads (or buy heads that are already bored), saving you a ton of money on shipping to/from a machinist!
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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Piston and Cylinder set October 18, 2018
Reviewer: Michael Morton from McLaren Vale, South Australia Australia  
I bought a set of these for my daughter's Type 3 Fastback when we fully re-built the motor and it has just finished 600 miles of running in.  The car runs really nice and I am very happy with them.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Pistion and cylinders March 26, 2016
Reviewer: Grahamm Boyett from Soldier, KS United States  
The quality of these are good especially for the price. As long as your not putting a turbo or too much compression they are pretty much all you need.  I don't see spending a lot on pistons and cylinders. $400 is too much if your making close to stock power.

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  4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Nice set of pistons and cylinders April 18, 2012
Reviewer: Joshua Haritos from Marquez, TX United States  
These are a very nice looking set of P's&C's. They come with wrist pins, retainers, and rings. They all have a light coating of oil on them and they are sealed in plastic. I have not installed them yet. The jugs are very beefy just as described. I will post another review once I have installed and run them.

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