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What do you think about them. Anybody used/using them?
I'm rebuilding my engine and think about trying total seal as i read good things (especially from old gtv6 owners)
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Nothing?

I'm already in contact with them for TSS pack of rings. I know some gtv6 owners use them.
It will be around 180gbp with postage from USA.
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Alan,are you talking about total seal rings as in the brand? or gapless rings made by for instance
Total seal rings?

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yep gapless ring from Total Seal Home
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Gta lounge will get you some answers. Autolusso used them in recent 3.8 builds I believe.
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Gapless rings, do they seal better? • Speed Talk., Nice forum this will give you the answers you need!
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What do you think about them. Anybody used/using them?
I'm rebuilding my engine and think about trying total seal as i read good things (especially from old gtv6 owners)
Yes we have used them, I think they are really good but really hard work to gap, takes a full day to get them right and the instructions are really unclear

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Nothing?

I'm already in contact with them for TSS pack of rings. I know some gtv6 owners use them.
It will be around 180gbp with postage from USA.
Also no point getting them from the States, David @ Performance Unlimited sells them, top guy

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Well i'm already in contact with someone from usa. They will cost me 130gbp + postage. How much are they from Performance unlimited?

Why are they hard to gap, because of the "lip"? I hope i'll get some instructions over email from totalseal.
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@ Ned

Did you put the whole kit in the 3.8 or just one ring. Which kit would you recommend, top gapless or second gapless?
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Did you put the whole kit in the 3.8 or just one ring. Which kit would you recommend, top gapless or second gapless?
We use the full kit, the top ring is the only one that is gap less

We are gapping a set today, the instructions are really unclear

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Can smebody explain to Me why to use total seal rings in normal NA engine? Id saw them only on Turboed engines or with high compression ratio. I`m wrong?
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We use the full kit, the top ring is the only one that is gap less

We are gapping a set today, the instructions are really unclear

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Yes i saw it on FB today. I like and liked the page
I wont go that route after more reading. I think only real benefit is at cold engine.
I'll buy goetze stock spec.
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Yes i saw it on FB today. I like and liked the page
I wont go that route after more reading. I think only real benefit is at cold engine.
I'll buy goetze stock spec.
Thinking about it you can't get the Total Seal rings for the 3.0 or 3.2, they only available for the early 12v 3.0.

We are using them on our 3.8 as the are available for the pistons we are using

We can do you a good deal on the Goetze rings and we have them in stock along with original rings, drop me a PM and when I am at work I can get you a price

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