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Las Vegas Machine Shop Engine & Cylinder Head Repair & Custom Machining

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Machine Shop|

Here's some pics of various machining projects we're working on in the machine shop. The 1st pic is of some deck dowels we had to machine for an old 1957 Cadillac 365 engine. [...]

Autocar Garbage Trash Truck Crank Hole Bolt-On Radiator Repairing, Rebuilding, & Recoring

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Radiator Shop|

Here's some bolt-on crankhole radiators for some garbage trucks. These radiators have a hole in the core for a PTO (power take-off) to go through them which is basically a driveline that goes [...]

Cummins M11 & 5.9 Cylinder Head Rebuilding And Air Compressors Repair & Rebuilding

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Machine Shop|

Here's some miscellaneous machining jobs we have in the machine shop. The green cylinder head is a Cummins M11 that is here for a valve job & surface. The other cylinder head is [...]

Komatsu & Caterpillar Mining Haul Truck Radiator Repair & Rebuilding

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Radiator Shop|

Here's some pics of some Komatsu and Caterpillar mining haul truck radiators we're doing some rebuilds to. The larger radiator is a Komatsu 830E Mesabi radiator and the smaller one is a Caterpillar [...]

Bobcat Skidsteer Kubota Cylinder Head Valve Job With Crack Repair

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Machine Shop|

This is a smaller Kubota compact diesel engine cylinder head. This particular cylinder head is out of a Bobcat skidsteer. The engine was evidently severely overheated which caused the cylinder head to crack. [...]

Caterpillar 6060 Shovel Radiator & CAC Aftercooler Recores & 793D Radiator Overhaul Rebuild Delivery

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Radiator Shop|

Here's some pics of a delivery to one of our mining customers. Laying down sideways is an aluminum radiator and aftercooler for a Caterpillar 6060FS shovel. The yellow radiator is for a Caterpillar [...]

Airplane Trailer Tug Shaft With Keyway Custom Machining

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Custom Shop Services|

This is a wheel and shaft assembly for an airplane or trailer tug. The tug pulls or moves an airplane or trailer around. The shaft that the wheel rides on broke so we [...]

8460 American Crane Lower Engine Radiator Repair & Recore

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Industrial & Heavy Equipment|

This is a bolt-on radiator out of an 8460 American crane. This radiator cools the lower engine of the crane. The original core was in pretty bad shape so it was decided to [...]

Antique Vintage Hit N Miss Steam Boat & Train Sounding Whistles

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Custom Shop Services|

Here's a couple of whistles that sound like an old steam train or steam boat. We've had the brass whistle for years but just recently we made the second whistle out of steel. [...]

Kenworth T800B Blasting Truck Heat Exchanger Cleaning, Repair, & Recore

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Industrial & Heavy Equipment|

This is a small heat exchanger off of a Kenworth T800B blasting truck for one of our mining customers. The original heat exchanger was an all steel unit which was leaking in the [...]

5.9 Cummins Diesel Connecting Rods Reconditioned With Tapered Wrist Pin Bushings

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Machine Shop|

This is a set of connecting rods for a 5.9 liter Cummins diesel engine out of a Dodge pickup truck. We start by cleaning the rods and checking them for cracks. Once we [...]

Internal Radiator Clogging & Plugged Tubes Of The Radiator Core Causes Overheating

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Radiator Shop|

Ever wonder what the inside of your radiator looks like? Here's a radiator core with the tanks removed. The tubes, some people refer to them as cores, are almost completely plugged and clogged. [...]

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