Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Ford 460 Cylinder Head
John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine demonstrates non destructive testing (NDT) magnetic particle inspection (Magnaflux) on a 460 Ford cylinder head to determine if the head is cracked. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
BMW Cylinder Head Resurfacing
A 6-cyl high performance BMW cylinder head being resurfaced on the Sunnen
HBS-1300 to correct a warp condition and surface finish measurement with a
profilometer by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine, (949)
Edelbrock RPM Olds 455 Head Porting
The scariest thing I ever did was port a set of new Edelbrock aluminum
cylinder heads. My first attempt at porting any cylinder head. I raised
the roof .200" and dropped the floor .040". It's best to leave the floor
alone or raise it by filling with epoxy. Porting kit by Mondello.
H-D Cylinder Honing
John Edwards honing a Harley Davidson cylinder barrel on the Sunnen CV-616
cylinder king hone by @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine, (949) 631-6376
SBC Valve Guide Installation
John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine describes how to replace valve
guides on the popular small block Chevrolet cylinder head.
502 Crankshaft Balancing.wmv
See how John at Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine balances a big block
Chevrolet 502 crankshaft. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
Introduction to Ultrasonic Inspection - Animated "EZ to Learn"
Animated video of Ultrasonic Basics for Non-Destruct Testing (NDT) of
welded materials. A valuable resource for detecting bad welds and creating
weld standards. Innovation's Opposite Is Liquidation™. If you want more
information on training materials please follow our LINK:
The Fiat 850 Racers Handbook - Preview
The Fiat 850 Racers Handbook, written by John G. Edwards is his latest
publication to be released, very soon. It contains over 160 pages of
information and picture packed materials on how to transform your Fiat 850
into a beast of epic proportions, so to speak. For shipping and pricing
info, call (949) 631-6376.
460 ford motor www.proformanceunlimited.com
Project 460 Fox Mustang Part 2
Porting and polishing the cylinder heads, assembling and firing up the 460.
This engine was built for Project 460 Fox Mustang when the plan was for a
street/strip car. After finding a super deal on a lot of go fast(er) parts,
the plans have changed. This engine will be sold and a new, more powerful
motor will be built for mainly drag racing. To see the engine run, skip
ahead to 5:50. Thanks for watching!
Specs on this engine are...
1978 460 Ford Engine Std. bore
New Speed Pro flat top pistons
new rings and bearings
new high volume oil pump and pickup
new Fox Mustang oil pan
New Edelbrock Performer RPM intake manifold
New HEI distributor
New Summit hydraulic cam .503 lift 280 duration
D3VE cylinder heads ported and polished
Holley 780 cfm vac secondary carb
240 Volvo Cylinder Head Repair
Follow along as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine repairs a
damaged Volvo cylinder head.
Overhead Cam at 14K RPM
This video shows an operational cutaway of a BMW S1000RR — a 193HP
superbike — bumping against its 14,200RPM redline. A cam and valvetrain
at 118 cycles per second is an amazing sight (and sound)