Machine Shop

Las Vegas Engine Rebuilding Machine Shop

Here's some pics of a big block Chevy engine block in our Sunnen CK10 cylinder hone. Our customer was hoping his cylinders would clean up by just honing the cylinders so he could get away with a simple re-ring job. Unfortunately the cylinders still have some heavy shadows which indicate worn areas in [...]

2017-06-26T02:52:24+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Las Vegas Engine Rebuilding Machine Shop Cylinder Boring & Honing, Surfacing, & Crankshaft Grinding & Polishing

The first picture is an inline six cylinder Jeep crankshaft sitting on our front counter. We did a grind & polish to the rod & main journals for some new Clevite rod and main bearings. The second picture is a Ford Falcon inline six cylinder engine block in our Rottler boring bore getting [...]

2017-06-19T04:45:43+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Lincoln Welder Continental Flathead Engine & 5.9 Cummins Cylinder Head Valve Job & Surface

Here's a couple machining projects in the machine shop. The engine block is a Continental flathead four cylinder out of a Lincoln welder. We removed the old valve guides, pressed in some new valve guides, machined the guides to size for the valve stems, and then cut the valve seats on the seat-and-guide [...]

2017-06-26T03:01:41+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

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

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. The 2nd pic is of some new pistons for an older Cadillac 390 engine. The 3rd pic is a 3 [...]

2017-06-15T16:48:49+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

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

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 a 12 valve 5.9 Cummins but it is cracked so it's going to need to be furnace welded. The aluminum [...]

2017-06-26T03:10:57+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

Bobcat Skidsteer Kubota Cylinder Head Valve Job With Crack Repair

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. We haven't seen the radiator yet but it's more than likely extremely plugged/dirty and/or leaking which is what caused the [...]

2017-06-26T03:14:48+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Machine Shop|

5.9 Cummins Diesel Connecting Rods Reconditioned With Tapered Wrist Pin Bushings

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 determine there's no cracks we then blast the rods to stress relieve them. We then recondition or resize the big [...]

2017-06-03T20:33:53+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Machine Shop|

Edelbrock Aluminum Small Block Ford Cylinder Heads Valve Job & Surface Repair & Rebuild

This is a pair of small block Ford aluminum Edelbrock cylinder heads that we did a valve job & surface to. The heads came in with some damaged and bent valves and damaged valve springs. We got them all cleaned up and then mounted them in our Tobin-Arp seat and guide machine and [...]

2017-06-02T02:17:24+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Machine Shop|