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...remember to add +0.5 as you are 1st oversize
guess you meant 2nd oversize along with +0.5...
anyways, i'm having following results from today - micrometers in experienced hands stated that i'm having indeed fresh +0.5 piston together with also freshly re-bored and honed cylinder to the size of 96mm...
so yes, remaining 0.5mm was a clearance. and i was recommended to get appropriate, i.e. 96mm piston kit.
later today also double-checked this results by myself, mainly because to observe how that feeler gauge method works. well, it works pretty well, as expected.
hopefully one guy in greece will be ok to get his piston back and refund.
luckily, there's plenty of choice of new 96mm kits online.
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try contacting prox they shgould have all oversizes, decent quality
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thanks, yes, they indeed have a whole spectrum.
also trying to find a matching head gasket.
meanwhile, case halves are back together.
parts search and shipment will cause further delay, hopefully, shorter this time.
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Head gaskets are always a bit bigger than the stock bore, so don't loose sleep over that.
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well, measuring my existing spares against this 96mm cylinder also shows that.
no clear/particular search results about oversized gaskets was another factor.

but somehow was still uncertain, as never had an experience with rebored cylinders and opinions across the internet were not in the clear consensus.
also, as the slightly curved profile of the gasket seemingly will expand inside towards the cylinder at some extent, that also created some suspects.

anyways, reading the stuff here is more solid argument, thus i'd happily stick with my existed spare gasket.
so thanks, some amount of sleep, time and money had been saved ))
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if you look into any online oem parts catalog, youll see that yamaha offered up to +1.0, but no oversize gasket. just to remind you, we are talking 0.5mm per side...


things get complicated only when you go for a big bore lit thats several mm's bigger
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