Here's a quick tour of the bottom end of the Autobianchi A112 engine that is being assembled for the Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine prepared Fiat 850 Sedan. You asked for it, here it is! www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
A112 Top End Tour.wmv
Here's a quick tour of the top end of the Autobianchi A112 engine that is
being assembled for the Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine prepared Fiat 850
Sedan. You asked for it, here it is! www.engine-machining.com (949)
We are about to makae a pair of custom axles for the Blueberry so that we
can better mate the VW and Fiat CV joints and to eliminate the the welding
that we currently have used to marry the two together. This is just a quick
video of how the process is perfromed on a piece of aluminum as we figure
out deep to make the cuts. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop (949)
631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!
Oil Galley Steel Ball Removal
There are more than a few of you out there who have tried to get those
pesky steel balls out of the oil galleries in crankshafts, here, John
Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop will show you one method.
(949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click" and SUBSCRIBE! T-shirts and
jacket/hat patches still available.
850 Sedan Front A-Arm Modification.wmv
The little Fiat 850 Sedan is getting some more magic from John Edwards @
Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. This time its the front suspension to
increase camber and caster settings. Nothing real radical, just some new
nuts to make adjustment easier, www,engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
Valve Pocket Machining.wmv
Watch as John Edwards machines valve pockets with a home-made tool made
from an Exhaust valve. These are the
pistons out of his Fiat 850 Sedan race car. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine (949) 631-6376
850 Valve Spring Pockets.wmv
See how a Fiat Abarth cylinder head is modified for bee-hive valve springs
by John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. www.engine-machining.com (949)
A112 Crankshaft Scraper 01
Want to know how to reduce paracitic drag on your crankshaft? Check out
this piece from John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. Its a
crankshaft scraper that will strip the oil off, especialy at high rpm's.
Fiat 850 Sedan New Head
Take a look at the new head for the 850 Sedan and see all the mods that
have been made to improve performance on the autocross circuit.
Some more mods for Fiat 850 Sedan, this time its lightening the brake
rotors and a sneak peek at a new hall-effect trigger for a new CDI ignition
with a built in rev limiter. John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine (949) 631-6376.
A112 into Fiat 850 Notes.wmv
Here's another quick tip to keep your Fiat 600/850 engine running from John
@ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine about keeping your oil pump in place.
If you run your engine in the 8,000-10,000 rpm range, you need to know
about this modification. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
FIAT/Autobianchi engine rebuild
You can find many videos on Youtube about finished engines and their
starting attempts. But how should rebuild and assemble properly a
850/903/956 ccm FIAT/Autobianchi/SEAT block? We show it here! (Of course
there are slight differences between the engines mentioned above, but
basically can be considered as the same.)
Fiat 850 Twin Plug Cylinder Head
Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop explains how
he installed two spark plugs on a single plug Fiat 850 cylinder head to
gain more power. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE.