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Pitted and Corroded Cylinder Wall and Cylinder Head Surface From Water and Electrolysis

Here's a pic of a corroded and pitted aluminum cylinder head surface and a cast iron cylinder of a small block Chevy engine. We see a fair amount of pitting and corrosion with both aluminum as well as cast iron heads and blocks. The pitting can simply come from bad antifreeze coolant that has broken [...]

2018-01-29T02:03:42+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Machine Shop|

289 Ford V8 Engine With Edelbrock Aluminum Heads Machine Work and Balancing

Here's some pics of a small block Ford 289 cubic inch V8 engine we did all the machine work to. The engine is setup with a set of Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads. In addition to performing all the machine work to the block, crank, connecting rods and cylinder heads we also supplied all the new [...]

2018-01-26T03:30:14+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Machine Shop|

3.0 V6 Ford Ranger Cylinder Heads Valve Job and Surface

Here's some before and after pics of a pair of cast iron V6 cylinder heads. The heads are a 3.0 liter off of a Ford Ranger Edge. The engine overheated so the heads came in for a complete valve job and surface which includes magnafluxing for cracks and pressure testing for leaks. One of the [...]

2018-01-18T05:05:24+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Machine Shop|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

2.5 Subaru Impreza Outback Cylinder Heads Valve Job and Surface Repair

Here's some pics of a pair of 2.5 liter Subaru cylinder heads that came in for a valve job and surface. The engine is in an Outback Impreza that suffered head gasket failure due to an overheating issue. The cylinder heads were already a few thousandths below the minimum thickness so we sourced a set [...]

2018-01-08T03:23:53+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Machine Shop|

Big Block Chevy 496 Stroker Engine Shortblock Assembly

Here's some pics of a big block Chevy stroker engine build during the shortblock assembly process. Some of the parts in the shortblock include an Eagle forged stroker crankshaft, Eagle 5140 forged steel connecting rods, King rod & main bearings, Durabond Teflon coated cam bearings, Competition Cams camshaft, a heavy duty double roller Cloyes timing [...]

2017-12-24T06:39:43+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Machine Shop|