Machining Steve Morris' SML Heads – Part 2 - Engine Builder Magazine

Machining Steve Morris’ SML Heads – Part 2

Reviewing Cometic Gasket’s MLX Head Gaskets

We got a set of Cometic Gasket’s MLX head gaskets for a small block Ford build we’re doing. Our head gaskets are a standard layout Ford head gasket with a .040″-.044″ thickness and designed to fit a 4.125″ bore. The difference between an MLS and Cometic’s MLX gasket, which stands for Multi-Layer-Xtreme, is an extra

We got a set of Cometic Gasket's MLX head gaskets for a small block Ford build we're doing. Our head gaskets are a standard layout Ford head gasket with a .040"-.044" thickness and designed to fit a 4.125" bore. The difference between an MLS and Cometic’s MLX gasket, which stands for Multi-Layer-Xtreme, is an extra 'stopper' fold-over layer that provides a torque limiting surface and prevents yielding of the combustion seal. Check out the rest of the review.

Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 4 – Bottom End Assembly

Now that Chris has checked all our specs, we begin to assemble the bottom end components of our small block Ford such as the rotating assembly, main and rod bearings and the camshaft. Next episode, we will be getting into our cylinder head assembly and more of the valvetrain components. Related Articles – How Heat

How Heat Affects Clearances in a Block

Steve Morris Engines has a Lamborghini engine block in the shop and Steve demonstrates how heat can affect the clearances. Related Articles – Chris Patterson’s Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine – Installing Flanged Sleeves in a Cummins Block – Check Your Camshaft Ramp Rates

Doc Baker’s Supercharged 500 cid Billet Hemi Engine

Doc Baker is an engine builder and racer who does things his own way. We were excited to learn more about his 1971 Dodge Demon with a supercharged 500 cid billet Hemi engine in it, and caught up with Doc at the 2022 Builder’s Brawl race event at World Wide Technology Raceway. Check it out!

One-on-One with Katie Coleman of LinCo Diesel Performance

We got to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, just outside St. Louis, back in early 2022. It was then that we were introduced to Katie Coleman, a cylinder head specialist at the shop, but an industry vet with 15+ years of experience. She was extremely sought after when shops found out she was

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