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
Induction Hardened Crankshaft
Take a look at this Audi crankshat that was induction hardened at the
factory. John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine describes the process.
Connecting Rod Weight Reduction
Here's another weight reduction method used by John @ Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine. Check it out!
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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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.
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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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
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
Transmission Gear Lightening
Another service from Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine, transmission gear
lightening. Take a look at a pair of gears from a Porsche 914 gearbox that
have received this attention. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
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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Weird Stuff - Off-Road Motorcycle Wheel
If life isn't weird enough, check out this front wheel assembly that John @
Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine made for an off-road Honda 500 "thumper"
motorcycle. www.engine-machining.com 949-631-6376
Automotive Connecting Rods 101
John Edwards discusses the various types of connecting rods found in modern
engines. 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)
Mitsubishi Evo Block Honing on CV616
Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine hones a
Mitsubishi Evo block oversize for a set of forged pistons.
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