David McLain, Author at Engine Builder Magazine
Aluminum Cleaning: A Small Shop’s Perspective

By David and Jerry McLain Contributing Editors [email protected] Engine Builder magazine asked a specialist in rebuilding aluminum cylinder heads to detail his approach to cleaning. Many rebuilders today still struggle with cleaning aluminum properly, i.e., cleaned effectively with no damage to the head. Chemical, aqueous and heat cleaning are all methods used by engine builders

Low Cost Quality Honing For The Small Shop

My son and I run a small automotive machineshop doing engine rebuilding and custom machine work in ruralMissouri. We try to do the very best work possible all the time.Whether we are rebuilding a Ford 8N or a 427 Corvette engine,we use the same amount of care doing the job. When our customerspick up their