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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 racing specs


 


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Blueprint 103 - Connecting Rods
Connecting rods are the crux of the engine. They're responsible for carrying the force of the explosions that occur in the combustion chamber and using it to turn the crankshaft. Oil clearance specifications of the "big end" and "small end" are crucial to maintaining consistent oil pressure. In this video we take 3 measurements: Rod Gap Rod Journal (also called Crank Pin) Diameters "Big End" Bore diameter Using the Journal diameters and the "Big End" Bores, you can calculate your oil clearances of each bearing. The process is illustrated here. Anyone rebuilding an engine who doesn't know its history should check all of these clearances whether or not they're re-using the rods. If the crank, bearings or connecting rods are going to be replaced, it's imperative that you measure the new parts as well to ensure they're in spec.





CB Performance - Connecting Rod Honing Machine
CB Performance hones each of our H-Beam Race Rods to +/- .0002", in house!





Land Rover engine rebuild stuff you must know - CON ROD
There are more things to check with a feeler gauge than just valve clearances on you Land Rover four cylinder engine. In this video we share with you how to measure of couple of things on the 300tdi Land Rover engine when undertaking repairs or overhauling an engine. Checks you should carry out when removing the con rod from the crank. We look at crankshaft end float and the need to check for distortion in the con rod big end.





A Better Way to Install Rods on Pistons
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Reconditioning and installing connecting rods into pistons - The Build
Watch The Build! In this episode we're reconditioning the connecting rods and installing them into the pistons.





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 to machining. If you're doing a dry assembly like this, DO NOT ROTATE THE CRANKSHAFT. Without oil, there is nothing preventing it from being damaged.





Toyota 22RE connecting rod rebuilding. Putney's Custom Machine
#8 in a series on how we build a 22RE THE RIGHT WAY. Rebuilding 22RE connecting rods. putneyscutommachine.com 22reperformance.com





Engine Parts Balancing
Balancing of pistons and conrods.





COME Racing block clearancing & component balancing.
You need to make sure components fit the cylinder block correctly and that rotating and reciprocating parts are correctly balanced. This in another of our short block V8 building videos goes through these functions.





How to relieve Combustion Chambers on high-performance V8 heads,5th of 5 angle valve seat job
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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. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE.





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





Connecting Rod Tang Re-Grooving
See how John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop re-grooves a connecting rod for different bearings. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!





How To Swap Pistons on Connecting Rod at Home - 4.8 Flat Tops into a 5.3 LS1
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. With this video, I am not suggesting that everyone reuse their old piston rings. I am only doing an experiment to see how they hold up. That way others can judge on their own if they need to replace their rings while working on what ever project they may have. I do suggest cleaning the rings better then I did in this video. I do suggest that you replace the rings if you're inside a motor with 160k miles on it. By installing flat top 4.8 pistons into a 5.3 the compression will change from 9.5:1 to 10.6:1. Edited 4-30-14: I just started this engine up last week. I did a compression test, it came back good. I've got a video of it running on the stand here: http://youtu.be/VogkaVNGkCU UPDATE 8-16-14: This motor is running strong. Here's a video of me abusing it: http://youtu.be/AwovZwPUOHY ========================================= Follow me on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AGearHead4Life?ref=br_tf ========================================= Check out my other videos like this on the link below: http://www.youtube.com/user/AGearHead4Life





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