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Got Boost? SME Supercharged 3500 Horsepower Aluminum V8 Engine and Twin Turbo LS

Here's some Engine Porn!! The first pic is an all aluminum SME V8 engine for a Top Sportsman dragster. The engine utilizes a centrifugal blower that mounts down low in front of the engine and driven off the crankshaft. It is reported to produce 3500 horsepower. The second pic is a twin turbo GM Chevy [...]

2018-01-12T23:10:43+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Radiator Cleaning, Flushing, Repairing, and Pressure Testing

Here's some random pics of some Caterpillar haul truck radiators in our large test tank being pressure tested. After we repair and rebuild a radiator we pressure test them at both low pressure and high pressure to ensure they are leak free to provide a long service life and optimium cooling efficiency and performance. Motor [...]

2018-01-11T00:55:34+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Radiator Shop|

Suzuki GSXR Engine Cases Broken Tap Removal and Thread Repair

Here's some before and after pics of some Suzuki GSXR motorcycle engine cases. The cases came in with a broken tap that had to be removed before reparing the threads. After we got the tap removed and the threads repaired we bored the cases for oversize cylinder jugs and then surfaced the base gasket area [...]

2018-01-11T00:29:07+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Caterpillar D10T Dozer Fuel Tank Repair

Here's some pics of a Caterpillar D10T dozer fuel tank we repaired. The tank came in because the dozer would quit running at half a tank of fuel. After we got it cleaned up we cut into it and found the pick-up tube was cracked along with several cracked and bent baffles. We repaired all [...]

2018-01-11T00:04:47+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Industrial & Heavy Equipment|

5.9 Liter 6BT Cummins Engine Machining For Late Model Ford Truck To Replace The 6.4 Powerstroke

Here's some pics of a 5.9 liter 6BT twelve valve Cummins diesel engine we're machining. This engine is getting the works as far as machine work is concerned for a moderately high horsepower build. Our customer is building this engine to put into his late model Ford truck to replace the 6.4 liter Powerstroke diesel [...]

2018-01-10T23:29:22+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Caterpillar Mining Haul Truck and Loader Radiators Rebuilding and Repair

Here's some pics of some mining haul truck radiators we rebuilt and delivered. On the front of the trailer is a Caterpillar 777 radiator and some 994 loader modular radiator cores strapped to a pallet. The middle radiator is a 785 and the radiator on the back is a 789C. All three radiators are Caterpillar [...]

2018-01-10T23:09:40+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Radiator Shop|

Crankshaft Grinding and Polishing and Cylinder Head Rebuilding

Here's a pic of a crankshaft and some cylinder heads we have done some machining to. The crankshaft is a 3.5 liter V6 Chrysler that we had to grind and polish. The rod and main journals were scratched and worn bad enough that a polish only wouldn't clean them up so we ground it .020/.010. [...]

2018-01-08T15:48:54+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Commercial Industrial Bolt-On Radiator Rodding, Recoring, and Repairing

Here's some diesel semi truck radiators we've rebuilt with either new cores or simply a rod and repair. These are all industrial radiators that the tanks and brackets bolt up to the radiator cores on which we refer to as bolt-on's. In the first pic on the left is an Autocar garbage truck radiator with [...]

2018-01-08T06:25:20+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Radiator Shop|

60-Series Detroit DDC Inline Six Cylinder Diesel Head Rebuilding and Repair

This is a 60-Series Detroit inline six cylinder diesel engine cylinder head. The engine is getting an in-frame rebuild so the head was brought into us to get checked out and freshened up if necessary. We did a magnaflux and pressure test and no cracks or leaks were detected. The only major thing we found [...]

2018-01-08T06:25:39+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Got Bad Gas? Varnished and Leaking Gas and Fuel Tank Cleaning, Repairing, and Sealing

Got Bad Gas? Here's some gas and fuel tanks that have come in for cleaning and repairs. Most of them have come in due to rotten varnished gas that has accumulated and causing problems. Some of them had leaks and bad pitting from moisture and rust. We first thermal clean all tanks before boiling them [...]

2018-01-08T04:29:51+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Radiator Shop|