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BMW Connecting Rod Modifications

John Edwards discusses how he machines BMW connecting rods to reduce weight for increased RPM for naturally aspirated and forced induction engines. www.engine-machining.com


 


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Flywheel Mods 01
Here's a modofocation that you don't see every day, John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine is drilling a new bolt pattern for a modern clutch on a 1960 Triumph flywheel for a Morgan. Check it out. (949) 631-6376





Crankshaft Oil Hole Chamfering
Watch as John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine chamfers the oil holes on a Fiat stroker crankshaft. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376





Con Rod Mods-01.wmv
Here's another connecting rod modification that John Edwards of Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine performs to reduce reciprocating weight. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376





235 Chevrolet Connecting Rod Reconditioning
Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa Research & Development Automotive Machine Shop shows you how to recondition Chevrolet 235 connecting rods. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE. Tell your friends about my channel!





Connecting Rods Machine Shop Video-Engine Building DVD
Buy the "Basic Engine Building" DVD http://store.boxwrench.net/Basic-Engine-Building-DVD_p_8.html Basic Engine Building DVD - Chapter 27: Connecting Rods By now the connecting rods are ready for pistons. We recommend having the machine shop clean your old pistons for you, if you plan to reuse them. It's not fun at all by hand. Here we show you how they install the rod pins into the connecting rods to connect with the pistons. Then they will measure the pistons to determine the final bore size of the cylinder walls before they are honed. BoxWrench.net is a community and resource designed for automotive enthusiasts. The Basic Engine Building DVD is over three hours of engine building that covers everything from removal and disassembly to final assembly and engine start-up. This is the ultimate DVD for any home mechanic or engine enthusiast that wants to see a complete rebuild from Teardown to Start-Up. This video can be used to learn how to work on almost any type of internal combustion engine including V8, V6, Straight 8, in-line 6 and even 4 cylinder engines. All of the interactive features and menus will not work over YouTube. This video is great for people interested in car repair, car care, and restoration. As well as hot rods, muscle cars, performance parts, and Boosting horsepower. It can also help you to gain knowledge for increasing fuel economy, how to lower your emissions, and covers preventative maintenance to avoid little things like overheating. Get the full DVD with all of the interactive menus, Tools section and engine Glossary terms here... http://store.boxwrench.net/Basic-Engine-Building-DVD_p_8.html Don't forget our Holley Installation & Tuning DVD. Sample clips on our youtube page and at our store here... http://store.boxwrench.net/Holley-Install-Tuning-DVD_p_12.html New Transmission DVDs and a Differential Rebuilding DVD just added. http://www.boxwrench.net Educating the Automotive Enthusiast BoxWrench on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/boxwrench





Connecting rod stess
Connecting rod stress, I take zero credit for this animation. It is not my work, who ever created this Thank you.





Cylinder Head 101 - Remove Cams Rockers & Lifters
Going through a 4g63 Cylinder Head? You're on the right channel. I don't know how many parts there will be to this series, I suppose it could go on forever... We all have different ways of doing it, and I'm going to show you mine. This video won't put a dent in most people's grey matter outside of entertainment value... but I tried to keep it fun. I'd like to leave at least a small dent. But no music in these because they're going to cover a lot of ground and fast. I'm not doing anything difficult. This part of this job really isn't. Most everybody pays someone else to do the complicated stuff for them, and those people do it every day so it's still easy unless you earn your money to pay for it from difficult and degrading means. But this video's about getting started. There's some safety and organization tips to be aware of before diving in. Stuff that could help people whether or not they even own a Mitsubishi. Everything else is in the videos!





Spitfire-Rod-Weight-Reduction.mp4
John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine is reducing reight again, this time on a set of Triumph Spitfire connecting rods, check it out. (949) 631-6376 Be sure to 'Click' and then SUBSCRIBE





Remachining special hardened Ford connecting rod
Nabewerken van pro-stock Ford drijfstang met speciaal Komet kotterbeiteltje. Remachining pro-stock Ford connecting rod with special Komet boringtool.





H D Cylinder Boring
Watch John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine as he bores a Harley-Davidson bylinder for larger pistons. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Clicl' and SUBSCRIBE.





Miyazuka Connecting Rod
This video contains the specific details that must be improved.





VW Cylinder Honing with Torque Plate
Watch as John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine discusses how to hone air-cooled VW cylinders for roundness using a special torque-plate fixture. www.engine-machining.com 949-631-6376





Ford Mustang 3,8 Liter - Corrosion Damage Repair Process
John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine discusses how he repairs corrosion damage on a 3,8 liter Ford Mustang aluminum cylinder head. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376





How Cylinder Heads Work
This video details how some cylinders heads are made and the basic idea of how they all work. Understanding how they work is critical in diagnosing problems. I only had 15 minutes so I put in as much detail as I could. Enjoy!





Toyota Con Rod Mods-4.mp4
Take a look at how a set of Toyota Celica rods are lightened to where nearly 100 grams of weight is removed. John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine described the process in detail. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to "click" and subscribe.




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