John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine describes the weight differences between a stock Mitsubishi cast Evo piston and pin assembly vs a JE forged piston and pin. For more info about JE pistons sales, contact John @ (949) 631-6376 or www.engine-machining.com
Automotive Connecting Rods 101
John Edwards discusses the various types of connecting rods found in modern
engines. 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
Mitsubishi Evolution Block Resurfacing
John Edwards discusses how he resurfaces a Mitsubishi Evolution block on
his Sunnen resurfacer @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine (949) 631-6376.
Subaru Flywheel lightening and Balancing
Watch John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine as he lightens and
balances a brand new Subaru flywheel on the Sunnen DCB 750 balancer.
AMS NOS Energy Drink Time Attack EVO X Assembly
AMS Performance build a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X to compete in the
Unlimited AWD class in the Redline Time Attack.
For more information about the car and the team visit:
AMS Time Attack racing program is made possible by:
-Child Rescue Network
-Mitsubishi Motors USA
-NOS Energy Drink
Opel Cylinder Head Resurface and O Ringing
This Opel Kadett cylinder hewad was brought into Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine Shop for resurfacing and O-ringing, watch as John Edwards guides
you thru the process. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and
Toyota Supra Crankshaft Balancing
See how a Toyota Supra crankshaft is balanced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa
R&D Automotive Machine using the Sunnen DCB-750. www.engine-machining.com
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.
MBZ Crankhaft Balance Check.wmv
Occasionally I get asked to check the balance on new engines to ensure that
the factory is performing up to standard. This is a Mercedes Benz V-6
crankshaft that was brought to John Edwards at Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine to be checked on the Sunnen DCB-750 electronic balancer, check it
out! www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
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
Cutting Chevy Crank Keyway for Blower Drive
This times it's a BBC that John is machining a 1/4" keyway into a stroker
crank so that a blower drive can be installed, watch as he performs this
task @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. www.engine-machining.com (949)
Connecting Rod Balancing
See how connecting rods are balanced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D,
Subaru STi Block Honing
A Subaru STi block being honed on the Sunnen CV-616 by John Edwards @ Costa
Mesa R&D Automotive Machine for a set of Wiseco forged pistons. The engine
will receive a GT45 turbocharger to
increase performance. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376