Porsche 911 Engine Case Cleaning
Come along and see what John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine is
up to today as he demonstrates how he cleans a magnesium 911 engine case.
Chevrolet Thermal Engine Cleaning Process
This video demonstrates the Sunnen Thermal Cleaning system that was used to
clean a small block (SBC) Chevrolet engine block by John Edwards @ Costa
Mesa R&D Automotive Machine (949) 631-6376. Your comments appreciated!
383 Chevrolet Low-Stress Breeak-In on Simtester
This is a 383 Chevy stroker motor that was going into an off-road
pre-runner, here it is getting a low-stress break-in on my Simtester. The
engine runs for about 40 minutes as I will typically see a 2-4 amp decrease
in drive motor amperage and a 2-5 rpm increase. Both of these numbers
represent a decrease in friction as the engine breaks-in.
SBC Valve Guide Installation
John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine describes how to replace valve
guides on the popular small block Chevrolet cylinder head.
Connecting Rod Weight Reduction
Here's another weight reduction method used by John @ Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine. Check it out!
Boss 429 Cylinder Head Straightening
John Edwards discusses how he uses a thermal cleaning oven to straighten
excessively warped aluminum cylinder heads at his Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Redneck 454 piston modification
Blew up chevy 454 big block. piston to valve clearance problem.
Redneck valve relief grinding on pistons with angle grinder for higher lift
Nissan SR20-DET Block Resurfacing
John Edwards discusses some of the reasons why aluminum blocks require
resurfacing and how it's done on the Sunnen HBS-1300 @ Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine 949.631.6376
Cylinder Block Machining Video - Engine Building DVD
Buy the "Basic Engine Building" DVD
Basic Engine Building DVD - Chapter 25: Cylinder Block
By this time your block is disassembled and in the machine shop. One of the
most informative sections, here we take you behind the scenes to show what
goes on while your away. We show the process of align honing the main
bearing bore that is needed before anything else can be machined. Then the
block deck is leveled and machined as needed for the new head gaskets to
seat properly. And finally the cylinder walls are bored out just shy of
their new size, which will be achieved when they're honed.
BoxWrench.net is a community and resource designed for automotive
enthusiasts. The Basic Engine Building DVD is over three hours of engine
building that covers everything from removal and disassembly to final
assembly and engine start-up. This is the ultimate DVD for any home
mechanic or engine enthusiast that wants to see a complete rebuild from
Teardown to Start-Up. This video can be used to learn how to work on almost
any type of internal combustion engine including V8, V6, Straight 8,
in-line 6 and even 4 cylinder engines. All of the interactive features and
menus will not work over YouTube.
This video is great for people interested in car repair, car care, and
restoration. As well as hot rods, muscle cars, performance parts, and Boosting horsepower. It can also help
you to gain knowledge for increasing fuel economy, how to lower your
emissions, and covers preventative maintenance to avoid little things like
Get the full DVD with all of the interactive menus, Tools section and
engine Glossary terms here...
Educating the Automotive Enthusiast!
Don't forget our Holley Installation & Tuning DVD. Sample clips on our
youtube page and at our store here...
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