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Connecting Rod Narrowing

One of John's cleints sent a set of Chevrolet connecting rods to Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine to be narrowed, watch how its done R&D style! www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376


 


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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. www.engine-machining.com





Connecting Rod Weight Reduction
Here's another weight reduction method used by John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. Check it out! www.engine-machining.com





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 Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE and tell your friends about this channel.





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





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





Rod Separator.wmv
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 www.engine-machining.com





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





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





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





Engine Building Part 6: Cylinder Heads
How to cc heads, calculate dynamic stroke and dynamic compression, octane vs, compresssion, and what flow means when choosing cylinder heads.





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) 631-6376 www.engine-machining.com





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. www.engine-machining.com (949( 631-6376





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