Machine Shop

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|

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|

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|

Motor Mission Machine & Radiator At The 2017 Sema Show Ignited Car Show Convention

Here's some pics of the 2017 Sema Show Ignited parade of cars, trucks, UTV's, Hot Rods, Street Rods, Race Cars, Customs, and Vehicles. Many of the vehicles featured our custom built radiators. Many of the rat rods that were on display such as some of the ones built by Steve Darnell of Welderup and Vegas [...]

2017-11-04T06:06:35+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Machine Shop, Radiator Shop|

Allis Chalmers Antique Tractor Cylinder Head Repair & Rebuilding with Hardened Valve Seats

This is a 1947 Allis Chalmers antique tractor cylinder head that came in for a valve job & surface. Both the intake and exhaust valve seats were heavily pitted and eroded so we machined all eight seats for hardened seat inserts. We then machined the new hardened seats with our three angle seat cutters for [...]

2017-11-02T04:48:26+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Machine Shop|

Engine Blocks For Thermal Claening, Shot Blasting, Magnafluxing For Cracks, Measure, & Inspection

Here's a pallet full of four small block Chevy engine blocks that came in from one of our customers. We will be removing all the cam bearings, galley plugs, & freeze plugs and then the blocks will be going into our Bayco Guspro thermal cleaning oven to get everything baked to dust inside and out. [...]

2017-11-01T05:53:41+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Machine Shop|

Small Block Chevy 383 Stroker Engine Machining and Custom Build

Here's some pics of a small block Chevy 350 engine block. This custom engine build is getting a new Eagle crankshaft with a quarter inch more stroke which will make the engine yield 383 cubic inches. This is what is referred to as a 383 stroker engine. In these pics we have honed the housing [...]

2017-10-31T05:00:37+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Machine Shop|

454 Big Block Chevy Engine High Performance Machine Work & Machining

This is a 454 big block Chevy engine that we did a complete machining job to. The block has four bolt mains which we fitted with a set of ARP main studs before align honing the housing bore in our Sunnen line hone machine. We then performed a bore to the cylinders with our Rottler [...]

2017-10-31T04:23:43+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Machine Shop|