Installing Rope Seals
Description and installation of the crankshaft rear oil seal.
COME Racing assembling the short block and more...
After machining everything you are ready to assemble the engine. A few hints on how to do certain checks to ensure everything goes together correctly. Measuring clearances, cam dial in, lifter preload setting etc.
Rope Seal Troubles
Here's a problem with rope seals. They cause the crank to not seat properly in the block. Always check to see if your crankshaft turns before you install this type of seal. Rope seals must be pressed into place before the crank is reinstalled. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!
355 Holden stroker block clearancing.wmv
A quick how to on correctly clearance grinding your Holden V8 block to fit the popular 355ci Stroker crank correctly. Easily done by anyone with a die grinder/porting tool.