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.
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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.
Chevrolet V-6 Main Cap Repair
Watch as John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine repairs a 4.3 Chevy
bowtie block that has stripped out main bearing cap bolts. (949) 631-6376
Crankshaft Balancing Counter Weight Reduction
This big block Chevy engine is getting a trim job on the crankshaft counter
weights because we are installing some .400" longer connecting rods with
some very light forgerd pistons. We had to remove a total of 400 grams to
get the crankshaft to balance correctly. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine
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how to resize, close and hone v8 conrods
A quick guide on how to recondition conrods,removing and replacing conrod
bolts,using ARP 220000 psi rod bolts,closing and honing bigend tunnels to
LSX Block Clearancing for Stroke Crank
John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive clearances a Chevy LSX blcok for a
stroker crank on the milling machine. (949) 631-6376
Honda Rod Narrowing to use B18 Rods in a B16
Have you ever wanted to use a beefier connecting rod in you Honda B16
engine? Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D modifies a set of B18 rods
for a B16 engine. Cool! (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and
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)
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Connecting Rods Machine Shop Video-Engine Building DVD
Buy the "Basic Engine Building" DVD
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.
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Automotive Connecting Rods 101
John Edwards discusses the various types of connecting rods found in modern
engines. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
VW Drag Racing Piston Lightening
Follow along as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D lightens a set of forged
pistons for Robert Kong's hot Karmen-Ghia drag machine.
Fiat X1-9 Chamber Mod-01.wmv
Here's a look at modification used to increase port flow on a Fiat X1/9
cylinder as performed by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine.
Modifying Fiats is just one of the specialty areas of the shop.
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Here's another neat trick to separate the cap from a rod that has just been
rebuilt, see how John Edwards does this process at Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
Connecting Rod Balancing
See how connecting rods are balanced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D,
Connecting Rod Weight Reduction
Here's another weight reduction method used by John @ Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine. Check it out!