It really doesn't matter. The rings rotate as the engine operates, so they do not stay where you put them. Just make sure you don't have all the gaps lined up when you install your pistons.
The one and only 1989 Pontiac Firebird NIGHTHAWK! Designed and built by Dan Boren, Rocky & Joey of Custom Auto Repair and Marco of Marco's Auto Body shop.
389 CID Vortec TPI Engine, 428 HP, 507 TQ.
TCI Streetfighter Transmission
Vigilante 2800 rpm stall converter
Spohn racing suspension
1/4 mile email@example.com mph.
Top Speed over 180 mph based on tach.
Sacrificed to the God of Speed: 2 Transmissions, 3 Torque Converter's, 3 sets u-joints, one driveshaft, one camshaft, one bent rod, 3 blown head gaskets and two blown motors.
4th Generation Trans Am hood and rear wing. 1992 GTA ground effects and rear valence.