cylinder sleeve
Engine Blocks

How to install a cylinder sleeve

December 12, 2016

Learning how to install a cylinder sleeve is an excellent way to salvage an otherwise junk block. Most cylinder damage comes from: A cylinder that has actually cracked Vertical scratches or dents Restoring back to […]

Ball-Honing Cylinder
Engine Blocks

Using a Ball-Hone to Deglaze your cylinders

October 15, 2016

The Ball-Hone is self-centering, self-aligning to the bore, and self-compensating for wear, Ball-hones provide great surface finish and will make your next re-ring job a success ! The Ball-Hone tool, is great if you are only […]

Center Punch Broken Stud
Engine Machining

Broken bolt and stud removing tips

January 20, 2016

Removing broken bolts and studs is never a fun job and can take more time then you think. Here are some ideas that might make the job easier. It never fails! Just when you think […]

install valve seat
Engine Machining

How to install and grind valve seats

December 17, 2015

Learning how to install and grind valve seats can help solve oil burning issues. [wp_ad_camp_1] The growth in the valve seat insert market can be traced back to the early 1970s when the switch to […]