July, 2000 Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Engine Valve Designs

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Rebuilding the GM / Chevy 2.2L Engine

Unfortunately, this four cylinder, pushrod motor didn’t have nearly enough horsepower, so Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac all opted for the 1.8L SOHC Opel engine from Brazil for most of their “J” cars, and Chevy promptly made its new engine into a 2.0L/121 cid that delivered more power in 1983. The 2.0L was upgraded in 1987

The Challenges of Rebuilding Late Model OHC Aluminum Heads

Take it apart. Put it together. Take it apart. Put it together. If taking apart and reassembling cylinder heads is eating up too much of your valuable shop time, keep reading. We have some tips on how to slash your disassembly/assembly labor costs, as well as other ways to streamline your OHC aluminum head rebuilding

Coming Clean: The Inside Dirt About Cleaning Systems and Their Impact On Shop Profitability

Cleanliness may be next to Godliness, but can it be profitable? Cleaning engine components is a vital part of the operation of any machine shop, but to make it profitable or at least ensure it doesn