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.
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Air Cooled VW Alignbore
Ever wonder how an air-cooled VW engine is alighbored? Wonder no more, John
Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop explain's how it's done.
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How to relieve Combustion Chambers on high-performance V8 heads,5th of 5 angle valve seat job
relieving combustion chambers and cutting the 5th angle of high flow
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Connecting Rod Balancing
See how connecting rods are balanced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D,
How To Swap Piston on Connecting Rod at Home - 4.8 Flat Tops into a 5.3
In this video I am pulling one piston out at at time from a 160k mile 5.3.
This 5.3 will be going into my 1987 C10. I then show the removal of the
dished 5.3 piston from the connecting rod and then the mount of used 4.8
flat top pistons back onto the connecting rod. Then the 4.8 piston and rod
are inserted back into the block. This is all happening at home in my
garage with basic tools. I do use a press to remove the 5.3 piston but you
could easily use the propane torch for the removal by reversing the
mounting procedure that I show with the torch.
By installing flat top 4.8 pistons into a 5.3 the compression will change
from 9.5:1 to 10:1. Later I will mill the heads .030" to achieve about
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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!
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How-To Machine a Chevy 350 V8 Small Block Engine
Chris Duke from Motorz TV http://www.motorz.tv takes our Chevy 350 small
block to the machine shop to show you the process of machining a block.
Special guest Britt Bostick from NuTech Engine Systems.
Show notes: http://www.motorz.tv/machine-shop/
Watch the complete Chevy 350 engine rebuild series:
1. Tear Down: http://youtu.be/LZO1fWVxN4c
2. Machine Shop: http://youtu.be/e3r3wRBoXkk
3. Bottom End: http://youtu.be/gfrYWKi78zc
4. Top End: http://youtu.be/g46s-Vr4Br0
5. Finale: http://youtu.be/mvJNMN-oP68
Eagle I Beam and H Beam Connecting Rods
Her we are showing you the features of the Eagle SIR I beam 5140 forged
connecting rods vs the 4340 forged steel 3-D H beam connecting rods. Eagle
I beam connecting rods for Chevy, Ford and Chrysler, rated to 500 horsepower on small blocks,
and 700 horsepower
on big block applications. H beam connecting rods are offered for most any
applications, Chevy, Ford, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, Pontiac. horsepower ratings are
anywhere from 750 to 1400 horsepower. Import
connecting rods, Honda, toyota, Nissan are good for 900 horsepower. All eagle rods
come standard with ARP rod bolts. Call CNC-Motorsports for all your
performance needs. We stock most all lengths.
visit our web site www.cnc-motorsports.com
Blueprint 105 - Main Bearing Oil Clearances
In this episode we measure the bores for the crankshaft and calculate the
oil clearances based off of information gathered in the previous video. If
you subtract the diameter of the crankshaft from the bore diameter, you end
up with your oil clearances.
If this were an assembly with new parts, I would have also paid close
attention to bearing measurements 45° off-centerline just to make sure the
bearings aren't pinched. I would also have double-checked the clearances
using Plastigage. But what I'm doing here is just getting baselines prior
If you're doing a dry assembly like this, DO NOT ROTATE THE CRANKSHAFT.
Without oil, there is nothing preventing it from being damaged.