Block Machining with Rottler’s F69A Pt. 2
Steve and the guys previously walked through decking and boring a block on the new Rottler F69A machining center. Now, they walk through lifter bores and receiver grooves.
Block Machining with a Rottler F69A
Steve Morris has his new Rottler F69A running, and the guys are getting training on the new machine. As such, they walk you through how the Rottler F69A decks and bores with ease.
Rottler F69A Setup
Steve has his new F69A Rottler machining center up and running, and now some final setup must be done before the SME guys can begin to make use of the machine. Marty from Rottler walks the guys through the specifics.
Steve Morris Engines Gets a Massive Delivery!
Steve Morris recently purchased a couple Rottler machines for his shop, and he took delivery of a new F69A machining center. Check this out!
The King of All Honing Machines?
During the 2022 PRI show, Steve Morris took the opportunity to get a run down of a Rottler H80 honing machine very similar to the one he just purchased. Check out what this Rottler can do!
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.
Check Your Camshaft Ramp Rates
Steve Morris Engines builds engines for Manny Alvarez of HPP Racing. Manny was recently telling Steve that one of his engines was breaking valvetrain components after just a couple runs. Steve had built him a different engine that had been super fast and super reliable, so Steve asked Manny to send the other engine back
How to Measure Pushrod Length
In this episode of Steve Tech, Steve Morris covers some tips and tricks to properly measure your pushrod length in your engine.
Billet Cylinder Head Repair
Following the 2022 Drag Week event, Steve Morris needed to repair one of the cylinders in Drag Week winner Tom Bailey’s Sick Seconds 2.0 drag car. Watch as he walks you through the process to get this head like brand new.
Billet Engine Block Repair Continued
Steve puts finishing touches on repairing his billet aluminum engine block for the wagon’s SMX engine.
Repairing a Billet Engine Block
After every connecting rod in Steve Morris’ SMX engine effectively crumbled, his SMX billet block was in rough shape. The question he was confronted with was whether to fix the block or not – he decided to make the necessary repairs. Watch below.
Worst Engine Carnage Ever? Part 2
Now that Steve has seen that his connecting rods effectively disintegrated, he tries to understand what might have happened. Steve breaks down the data from his run.