Thank you for all information I will have good read through all this.
I can only read to page 2 on that article What do I need to do to read more
i'm not sure i understand your question . . if you have questions on your build or want suggestions you can simply ask . . lots of people here know lots of things.
the engines i have seen smoke had lower ring supports but no buttons . . i have actually never seen a piston with a pin that intersected the oil ting groove without an oil ring support . . the ford engines that smoked and had piston knock all had oil ring supports . . our shop was a dealer and we sold many of their crate engines and got tired of having to return them.