Mini, 1275cc engine assembly. Part 2: Old vs new pistons
As you recall, the engine block of the Mini, our dearest 1275cc, demanded much care in form of a machining and a polishing of the pistons, for example. Consequence of this? We had to buy some overmeasured new pistons, and it turns out that (except for the diameter, of course) they’re not exactly the same.
Our team mate, Carlos Valladares, explains to you the differences and posible consequences of it, comparing the old pistons vs the new ones.