> Piston Ring Expander
Piston Ring Expander Pliers
Small hand pliers to spread piston rings open to put them on their piston.
How to use piston ring pliers:
The ends of the expander have slots that catch the tip ends of the ring. When the tool is squeezed it opens up the ends and expands the ring.
Piston ring pliers as seen in Basic Engine Building:
Only squeeze the expander far enough to get the ring to slip down into it's groove. Always use both hands to control the expander and the ring itself.