So this quick post is as much a reminder as it is a post. I have my lovely new pocketed omega pistons (88mm) and I’m assembling them on to the rods.
You can see the c-lock on the right there, and they’re not easy to fit. I had a couple of careful exploratory attempts but decided not to go much further until I could either get this right, or buy a tool for it.
So, I found this you-tube video done by Orval Stuckemayer (great name) and he totally nails it. Put the gudgeon pin in, hold the clip in a certain way, push … and it clicks positively home. Bob’s your uncle … done. Pretty pleased with the speed this can be done with.