Dodge 5.9 blown piston rebuild

I spent the last three weeks doing a partial rebuild on my truck, most of that time was spent waiting for the parts to arrive that I ordered online. The truck is back together now and running, time will tell if it will last or not, I hope so since I plan to drive it 350 miles to Maine for Easter. Sorry about the jerky video, I still haven't figured out a good way to capture off my camera, my capture card doesn't give me the quality I would like and my camera isn't compatible with Vista, I did this one on a different computer that was running XP and its clearer but I think the computer was too slow...I think I need a newer camera

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150 Johnson blown piston
rings caught and pulled off, mashed the crap out of the piston and head, I have since sold the boat and motor.

Installing The Pistons
Installing the pistons in my 5.4l for my F150. I used a Sealed Power ring and piston set from Napa. I wanted to go with forged, but my engine guy told me that in a street/strip block, forged pistons will actually deteriorate the block faster and are much noisier.

96 Dodge Ram 5.9 built top end
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.