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Komatsu 830E Mesabi L&M Radiator, Caterpillar 785 Folded Core Radiator, & Caterpillar 777C Fuel Tank Repair & Rebuild Delivery

This is a delivery we made to some of our mining customers. The large radiator is a Komatsu 830E haul truck Mesabi L&M style radiator that we did a complete repair, overhaul, & rebuild to. The smaller folded core style radiator is for a Caterpillar 785 haul haul truck which we completely rebuilt as well. [...]

2017-11-15T16:44:36+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Radiator Shop|

454 Big Block Chevy Sealed Power TRW Forged Pistons Checking Piston-to-Valve Clearance & Fly-cutting

Here's some pics of some Sealed Power TRW forged pistons for a 454 big block Chevy high performance engine. In the 2 pics with the clay on the pistons you can see that the clay is pretty thin at the deepest area of the intake valve releif pocket. In the other two pics you can [...]

2017-11-15T15:29:48+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Caterpillar 789C & 793C Radiators, D10 Dozer Radiator Cores & Sections, 785 Fuel Tank and Berkeley Water Pumps For Repairing & Rebuilding

Here's a load of radiators and parts we picked up from one of our mine customers for repairing and rebuilding. The radiator on the front of the trailer is a Caterpillar 793C and the one on the back is a 789C. They're both folded core style radiators. Then there are 39 D10 dozer radiator cores [...]

2017-11-15T15:14:35+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Industrial & Heavy Equipment|

Chevrolet Performance LS Engine Block Bore & Hone With Wiseco Forged Pistons

Here's another Chevy LS engine block we bored and honed the cylinders for a set of Wiseco forged pistons. GM's LS engine is a popular choice for being transplanted into resto rods, hot rods, rat rods, and just about anything else you can think of. They are also very responsive to performance upgrades. It's because [...]

2017-11-15T14:53:49+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Caterpillar 16G Grader Axle Spindle Hub Welding Repairs & Machining

Here's some pics of a spindle hub assembly off of the front axle of a Caterpillar 16G grader. The bores were worn as well as the faces on each side of the bores. In these pics we have the spindle hub mounted in our vertical knee mill. We have welded the faces and we are [...]

2017-11-14T01:19:35+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Ingersoll Rand Drill Rig Radiator, Caterpillar 793C Radiator, & Hitcahi EX5500 Shovel Hydraulic Oil Coolers Picked Up For Rebuilding

This is a load of radiators and oil coolers we picked up from the mines for repair & rebuilding. On the front of the trailer is a Caterpillar 793C haul truck folded core radiator. Behind the 793C radiator is a radiator off of an Ingersoll Rand drill rig. And on the back of the trailer [...]

2017-11-14T00:35:43+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Industrial & Heavy Equipment|

Ford Explorer 4.0 Liter Aluminum V6 Cylinder Heads Valve Job & Surface

This is a set of 4.0 liter aluminum V6 cylinder heads that came in off of a Ford Explorer. We blasted them clean, did a pressure test on them to make sure they weren't cracked or leaking, and then gave them a three angle valve job on our Tobin-Arp seat-and-guide machine. We then milled their [...]

2017-11-10T20:31:38+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Industrial Radiator Rod & Repair Cleaning and Boiling Out In The Ultrasonic

Here's some pics of an industrial bolt-on or bolt-up radiator core for a tractor semi truck in our ultrasonic getting cleaned and boiled out. If you look close in some of the pics you can see the cleaning solution jumping up out of the tubes above the header on the top of the core. Motor [...]

2017-11-10T19:49:05+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Radiator Shop|

1964 Ford Falcon Wagon 170 Cubic Inch Inline Six Cylinder Engine Rebuild

Here's some pics of a 170 cubic inch inline six cylinder engine we rebuilt. The engine is out of a 1964 Ford Falcon that our customer is restoring. The engine came in and we thermal cleaned, balsted, and magnafluxed everything to make sure there weren't any cracks. The owner then took the engine block, cylinder [...]

2017-11-10T19:29:19+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Chevy GM LS Engine Boring & Honing For High Performance Wiseco Forged Pistons

This is a Chevrolet GM LS engine block that came in for some machining. The cylinders were at standard bore so we bored the cylinders in our Rottler boring bar for a new set of high performance Wiseco forged pistons. We then finish honed the cylinders to size in our Sunnen CK10 honing machine giving [...]

2017-11-09T22:21:38+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Machine Shop|