The simple answer: It’s probably wearing out. Over time, the piston rings have likely become worn or stuck in their grooves, preventing them from sealing tightly against the cylinder wall. The tiny gap that has formed between the ring and cylinder wall allows oil to enter the combustion chamber and burn. Worn valve seals produce
The simple answer: Piston rings form a seal between the piston and cylinder wall, which prevents pressurized combustion gases from entering the oil sump. They also regulate oil consumption by preventing excessive oil from entering the combustion chamber and burning. Properly functioning rings are vital to maximum engine power and efficiency.
Here we are on the cusp of another New Year, a time for reflection and a look back at the many great happenings of 2015. It’s been a productive year here at AMSOIL with several new product launches, new and continued partnerships and a growing presence among enthusiasts in all corners of the automotive performance