VR6 Flywheel Lightening
Here's a VR-6 flywheel that was brought into Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine for some lightening. It wound up having nearly 5 pounds of material
removed in the process. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and
Flywheel Mods 01
Here's a modofocation that you don't see every day, John Edwards @ Costa
Mesa R&D Automotive Machine is drilling a new bolt pattern for a modern
clutch on a 1960 Triumph flywheel for a Morgan. Check it out. (949)
Clutch Platten Grinding/Resurfacing
Here's a machine operation that you won't see at too many places, clutch
platten refacing/regrinding. This is the part of the clutch cover assembly
that engages with the disc. Pretty cool, onlt at Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE.
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.
Machining Flywheel, Crankshaft, Camshaft & Engine Head
Learn everything you need to know when you take your equipment to the
machine shop. Harvey talks with Barry at Barry's Quality Machine about all
the important choices you need to make. Learn what the machine shop does
while you're away.
Special thanks to Barry for letting us film at his shop.
Barry's Quality Machine
192 N Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA 98532
1 (360) 748-6861
ZF Services Self Adjusting Clutch Fitting Procedure
AUTOiNFORM http://www.autoinform.co.uk is a FREE bi-monthly, online
publication that offers the automotive aftermarket a fresh, exciting new
platform using high quality video and interactive page layouts. This clip
demonstrates the use of the correct tools for fitting self adjusting type
Replacing a ring gear
On a manual transmission flywheel, if the teeth are bad, you don't have to
replace the whole flywheel. The ring gear can be replaced by itself for a
lot less money. Here's how to do it.
A common problem with the replacement flywheel's on LLV's has been the ring
gear welded off center to the plate. If this happens the starter teeth
will most likely grind with the new flywheel. If you don't want to
replace the flywheel a second time, check it before you install it.
Replacing a BMW Self-adjusting Clutch & Dual-mass Flywheel Part 1 of 2
www.bavauto.com -- In this How-To DIY video series (Part-1 and Part-2) we
will be replacing a typical BMW clutch and flywheel. For more details on
this DIY, see our Tech Blog at www.blog.bavauto.com/go/clutchrepair .
These videos show the full removal, replacement and reassembly of the
self-adjusting clutch (SAC) and dual-mass flywheel, special instructions
that MUST be followed in the installation of the self-adjusting clutch,
failure modes of the dual-mass flywheel and finally, installation of the
UUC lightweight flywheel and performance clutch. We will also install the
UUC Short Shift Kit and DSSR. See the separate DIY video for the shifter
install at www.blog.bavauto.com/go/shortshift . All of the parts shown in
this DIY series are available at Bavarian Autosport. Visit our online
store at www.bavauto.com or call or knowledgeable agents at 800-535-2002.
Don't forget to "like" this video and send us some comments!
1930's Rolls-Royce Cylinder Head Resurfacing
See how John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine resurfaces an
early 1930's Rolls-Royce cylinder head on the Sunnen HBS-1300 resurfacing
machine using a PCD cutter. (949) 631-6376 Be sure to 'Click' and
3 TON FLYWHEEL! Vintage Steam Rally,Stourport 12th July 2009
Vic showing off his pride and joy....plus a 2 stroke TANK engine, he
informs me the BIG one developes 125hp @ 250rpm.. Filmed and edited by
TORQUE = HP x 5252 ÷ RPM
Torque = (125 x 5252) / 250 = 2626 ft lbs or 3560Nm
That's an amazing amount of torque
Sadly the owner of this engine 'Vic' seen in the film passed away in
December 2012, I don't know which out of his collection was his favourite
but I bet he keeping any eye on them all.
He was a character and a gentleman I had the privilege to speak with many
I have had a message from the new owner which I have copied onto here and
.Hello racerroy, I originally bought and removed this engine from it's
working place (York waterworks in 1997) I then installed it in one of my
buildings and returned it to running order but after suffering a mental
brake down mistakenly sold it to Vick. I bought it from his daughter before
it was put to auction to stop it from being sold overseas!! The engine is
going into a privet collection in Suffolk just up the road from where she
was built, which I think is where she belongs. Steve