1.Coat the installed piston rings and the inside of a piston ring compressor with 10W30 motor oil.
2Push the latch located on the side of the piston ring compressor away from the tool.
3.Spin the piston rings to stagger the ring seams. Slide the ring compressor over the top of the piston. Push the latch towards the side of the compressor.
4.Select a socket from a socket set that matches the size of the bolt located on the side of the piston ring compressor. Attach the socket to a 3/8-inch ratchet handle.
5.Turn the bolt clockwise until the compressor sits tight against the sides of the piston.
6.Slide the piston rod into the combustion cylinder until the compressor sits on top of the engine block.
7.Tap on the top of the piston with the wooden handle of a hammer until the piston rests inside of the combustion cylinder and no part of the piston remains in the piston ring compressor.