CharlieB wrote:A question---The rings were really worn thin. Could someone have put in some low quality rings that would have worn like that? I was amazed that the new rings from NAPA were so much stiffer and strong feeling than the old rings.
Most probable answer is metal composition differences between the newly purchased rings and the previously installed rings.
Due to the wear on the worn rings, the cross section of each ring is greater on the new ring which will make the new rings stiffer too.
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