Where to find 0.060 piston rings for 223?

Hey, I’m getting around to rebuild my 223 for the second time after the moly rings that I used last time didn’t last long. I’ve checked a lot of websites but nobody has any in stock, anybody know where to get some 0.60 rings for this motor?

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HI, Egge Machine has piston rings listed for the Ford 223 six'es from Standard to .080 over. https://egge.com/part/grt-1200-p3106/
But please note that you must take carful measurements of your piston ring groves width and depth to be sure they will even work for your Pistons. If they don't have what you need then you will likely have to have a custom set of rings made to fit from an aftermarket ring company. Good luck in the hunt
 
HI, Egge Machine has piston rings listed for the Ford 223 six'es from Standard to .080 over. https://egge.com/part/grt-1200-p3106/
But please note that you must take carful measurements of your piston ring groves width and depth to be sure they will even work for your Pistons. If they don't have what you need then you will likely have to have a custom set of rings made to fit from an aftermarket ring company. Good luck in the hunt
Thanks for the suggestion. I called edge they said they don’t have any more in that size and can’t find any. I ended up buying a set of 2.8 v6 rings for a bronco. They’re the exact same size of the bore with no gap so I’m going to try to file gap them. The top rings are .5mm thinner but I’m thinking I could get by with it.
 

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It's not hard to file the ring gaps correctly so you get the exact gap needed and there is also a tool to do it. However having excessive side clearance on the piston ring grove isn't so good performance and engine life, this though can be fixed with a piston ring spacer. For more info on solving these problems see the below links. Best of luck

The Secrets To File Fitting Piston Rings Successfully

Piston Ring Filer

Piston Ring Spacers
 
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