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Flywheel Cleaning, Sandblasting, Machining, & Surfacing

Here's a before pic and some after pics of a couple of two step flywheels that came in for surfacing. The rusty one is for a VW and the one with the lightening holes in it is off of a Toyota Corolla. We first gave them a bath in our hot tank and the VW [...]

2018-02-14T21:29:21+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Machine Shop|

5.9 Liter 6BT Cummins Diesel Engine Machine Work and Deck Surfacing and Milling

Here's some pics of a 5.9 liter 6BT Cummins Diesel Engine in our AMC Danmark surfacing mill. The deck of the block where the head gasket seals had some low spots as well as pitting from corrosion in areas around the coolant jackets. We milled the deck of the block not only to make it [...]

2018-02-10T23:39:05+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Cast Iron Exhaust Manifold Broken Bolt and Stud Removal and Bolt Hole Thread Repair With Lock-N-Stitch Full-Torq Thread Repair Inserts

Here's some pics of a cast iron exhaust manifold that came in for broken bolt removal and bolt hole thread repair. Someone tried drilling two of the broken bolts out and got way off center. We first removed the broken bolts or studs and then re-located the center of the bolt holes. We then machined [...]

2018-02-10T21:54:37+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Chevy Chevrolet GM LS V8 Performance Engine Machine Work and Machining

Here's some pics of a Chevy GM LS 6.0 liter V8 engine that came in for some machine work. The engine block was a bit rusty so we ran it through the oven for thermal cleaning before shotblasting it down to raw cast iron. The number one main bore was scored from spinning a main [...]

2018-02-10T19:36:29+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Machine Shop|

5.9 12 Valve Cummins Diesel Engine Machining Machine Work For Rebuild

This is a 5.9 liter 12 valve Cummins diesel engine we're doing all the machine work to. In these pics we are align honing or line honing the housing bore. The housing bore is where the main bearings and the crankshaft set and spin. We machine the surfaces of the main caps to make the [...]

2018-02-03T20:29:20+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Machine Shop|

2006 VW Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cylinder Head and Valvetrain Damage

Here's some pics of a badly damaged VW cylinder head. The cylinder head is off of a 2006 Volkawagen Jetta TDI that suffered some major catastrophic engine problems. The head came in for a valve job and surface. However, when we removed the injectors and camshaft we discovered major damage to not only the camshaft [...]

2018-02-02T06:37:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Machine Shop|

Chevy Camaro Cast Iron Intake Manifold Thermal Cleaning, Baking, and Blasting Cleaning

Here's some before and after pics of a cast iron intake manifold. The manifold is off of a small block Chevy Camaro. We first remove the valley pan from the underside of the intake before baking the manifold in our thermal cleaning oven. After the thermal cleaning cycle we run the cast iron parts through [...]

2018-02-02T05:42:16+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Machine Shop|

2006 Chrysler 300 3.5 Liter V6 Crankshaft Grinding, Connecting Rods Machining, and New Engine Parts

Here's some pics of a crankshaft and connecting rods with pistons for a 2006 Chrysler 300. They are out of a 3.5 liter V6. The crankshaft came in for grinding and polishing because the rod bearings had spun. The connecting rods are the fractured type and they were worn beyond repair so we supplied a [...]

2018-01-31T06:19:39+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Machine Shop|

502 Big Block Chevy Engine Cylinder Boring and Honing To SRP High Performance Forged Pistons

Here's some pics of a big block Chevy 502 engine block and a set of SRP forged pistons. The block came in for a bore and hone to the cylinders. After cleaning the block we mounted it in our Rottler boring bar machine and bored the cylinders to within five thousandths (.005) of their final [...]

2018-01-29T04:24:29+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Four Cylinder Isuzu Diesel Cylinder Head For Valve Job and Surface Rebuilding

This is a four cylinder Isuzu diesel cylinder head that came in for a valve job and surface. Diesel engines get pretty black and greasy from the soot that contaminates the engine oil. We'll get it all cleaned up and post more pics after we get it rebuilt and looking like new again. Motor Mission [...]

2018-01-29T03:27:57+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Machine Shop|