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The term "Piston skirt" refers to the two protrusions found at the bottom of a [[piston]]. The purpose of the Piston skirt is primarily to help stabilize its travel in the [[cylinder]]. They can also be used to alter [[port timing]] on [[piston port]] [[engine]]s
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The term "Piston skirt" refers to the area of the [[piston]] below the [[wrist pin]]. The purpose of the Piston skirt is to help stabilize its travel in the [[cylinder]], as well as to control intake timing on engines without case induction. By modifying the piston skirt, one can alter the [[port timing]] on [[piston port]] [[engine]]s. Some piston skirts also have cutouts to work with [[reed valve]]s, or an additional [[transfer port]].
  
  
  
 
[[Category: Moped parts]]
 
[[Category: Moped parts]]

Latest revision as of 10:47, 9 April 2009

The term "Piston skirt" refers to the area of the piston below the wrist pin. The purpose of the Piston skirt is to help stabilize its travel in the cylinder, as well as to control intake timing on engines without case induction. By modifying the piston skirt, one can alter the port timing on piston port engines. Some piston skirts also have cutouts to work with reed valves, or an additional transfer port.