With its success, the Cosworth DFV V8 engine is considered one of the most legendary F1 engines ever, and has since inspired many in the automotive racing world. One such person is Marcel Bouland, a scale model engine enthusiast and collector from the Netherlands, who decided to develop a fully working 1:3 scale Cosworth DFV engine.
The builds feature every detail of the real vehicle both inside and out to give people the same emotions of the real car and the illusion that they’re watching a real car.
A piston ring package is not only a seal for compression, it’s also controlling and distributing the oil on the cylinder walls of the block. The way a ring interacts with oil and the bore finish is critical to engine efficiency.
Kart racing is one of the most popular forms of motorsport globally, yet most people in North America don’t know much about it.
Getting more motorcycle-based business is not at all difficult. Your automotive background will serve as an excellent base of knowledge, and demand is building for powersports engine machining as well as metric and European street bike work.
ATV and UTV sales have continued to soar, so much so that they are more than half of the overall powersports market in terms of unit sales. As such, engine builders can take advantage of rebuilding opportunities.
As automotive manufacturers look for every way to improve engine performance and reduce emissions, they are taking a closer look at how the cooling system can manage temperature while using less engine power.
This month’s column is for all those folks in automotive performance with a small business, as well as those looking to get into this segment of the industry. Automotive performance is this gray area that comes with risks and rewards as well as customers who don’t know what they don’t know. If you’re not careful,
Two years ago this month, I was promoted to editor of this fine publication and brand we call Engine Builder. After having been in the managing editor role for the five years prior, I got my chance to run the ship, as they say, when Doug Kaufman accepted an editorial director role within Babcox Media
Disassembling an old stuck engine can be challenging. When valves are stuck in the valve guides, try welding a nut to the face of the valve.