hi mark

this is the article i was refering to:


as for fixing a leaky piston - the only advice i was given this far was to put a little vasoline on it ( as well as the othe gaskets ) this will at least help the leak problems by giving the drum a better seal. i have a rubber band from a bunch-o-brocolli that i was going to try too .. but i have a feeling i know *that* that will do