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) 631-6376
We are about to makae a pair of custom axles for the Blueberry so that we
can better mate the VW and Fiat CV joints and to eliminate the the welding
that we currently have used to marry the two together. This is just a quick
video of how the process is perfromed on a piece of aluminum as we figure
out deep to make the cuts. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop (949)
631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!
Flywheel Dowel Pin Removal - Made Easy!
Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop explains how
easy it is to remove dowel pins from flywheels. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget
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Trans & Clutch 4 - Installing The Clutch
What you wanted to know about clutches but were afraid to ask.
I'm putting a ACT MB1-XTSS on the car in this video. Step height, clutch
dowell pins, bolt part numbers, alignment and various clutch parts are
described in this video. It's part of an all-inclusive drivetrain tech
piece I'm working on that's broken up into sections to maintain focus on
the individual processes involved.
GMC 270 Big Valve Conversion.mp4
This GMC head gets a new set of oversize valves custom made by Costa Mesa
R&D Automotive Machine, watch John Edwards as he goes through the steps to
make it happen. (949) 631-6376
A112 Crankshaft Scraper 01
Want to know how to reduce paracitic drag on your crankshaft? Check out
this piece from John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. Its a
crankshaft scraper that will strip the oil off, especialy at high rpm's.
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
ZF Services Self Adjusting Clutch Fitting Procedure
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Flywheel Installation - Quick Tip
See how a flywheel should be installed as demonstrated by John Edwards @
Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine is reducing reight again,
this time on a set of Triumph Spitfire connecting rods, check it out. (949)
631-6376 Be sure to 'Click' and then SUBSCRIBE
850 Valve Spring Pockets.wmv
See how a Fiat Abarth cylinder head is modified for bee-hive valve springs
by John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. www.engine-machining.com (949)