October 2020 Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Parts Tumblers

Like most equipment, what kind of tumbler and how many a shop needs depends on what a particular shop is looking to achieve.

EV Conversions for Classic Cars

Electric cars have been around for more than 100 years, but the internal combustion engine won the race for mass consumption. However, electric vehicles are coming back into fashion.

Induction Heating for Remanufacturing

Induction heating should certainly be a primary consideration as a desired heat source for your current or upcoming reman heating operations.

Ultrasonic Cleaning

The technology remains an excellent cleaning option for machine shops and engine builders looking for cleaning equipment.

The Drive Toward Thinning Engine Oils

Oil viscosity has been on a thinner trend throughout the years. If you owned a car in the early 1990s, the engine likely used 10W-30, 10W-40, or 20W-50 engine oil, but cars today most commonly use 0W-20, 5W-20, and 5W-30.

Engine Components: Getting a Good Clean

There are few things that can rejuvenate you like a good, hot shower. I can only imagine how awful it must have been a few hundred years ago having to bathe in stale, tepid water out of a small tub no less. And, you’d only do that maybe once a week! I’m certainly thankful I

Shop Solutions – October 2020

When resizing connecting rods, I set the oil stream to where I want the stroke to end. That makes it simple and is an easy visual reference.