RENAULT1289 DONK, What am I missing? just imported a set of 1289 pistons and liners from Romania, ex Dacia.

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I have now seen on this site that the 1289 pistons and liners don't fit a 1251 block?? what am I not seeing please? Cheers, Greg
 

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I did it more than a year ago, still working. I thought that Renault Australia just changed the liners to suit the capacity legislation at the time.
 

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I did it more than a year ago, still working. I thought that Renault Australia just changed the liners to suit the capacity legislation at the time.
My thoughts also, thanks for the info, very comforting, Regards, Greg
 

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If anyone needs some 1251cc rings (71.9mm) let me know. Were listed as 1300cc but when fitting last night I realised they are the wrong ones!

Interestingly the top ring is 2mm rather than 1.75mm needed for the 1289cc/73mm pistons.
 

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Be aware that there are 2 generations of 1289cc liners, differing on the machining of the surface sitting on the bloc - the first with the common paper gaskets (3 thickness values) and the later with o-rings (like the 1397cc type 847 and the 1647cc type 843 engines)
 

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Hi Jyl, I have sent you a couple of emails about some parts I need, however I am not getting any response. Could you please send me a pm to confirm that I have the correct email.
 
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