September, 2003 Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Engine Cleaning Options In a Water World

Aqueous cleaning equipment has gained a solid foothold in today

Core Corner

Attempting to make sense of what does not make sense, and explaining or defining the impossible was the theme of a show long before Tom Cruise made Mission: Impossible famous. In the original, the same team kept pulling off impossible missions put before them, hence the title. Well, we are going to try and do

Profit Center: The 80/20 Rule

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Around the Block

At a recent technical presentation by a respected representative of a piston ring supplier, things got a little out of hand when it was suggested that half of all independent aftermarket machine shops may be either out of date and ill-equipped or misinformed as far as cylinder finish is concerned. The reason? Because the OEMs

Piston Rings and Sealing

Though piston rings haven

Rebuilding The Ford 2.0L

  The old 1.9L was modified and upgraded in the process of making it into the 2.0L. The new engine was bored and stroked, it had siamesed cylinders that made the block stronger and quieter, the crank had four more counterweights that made it run smoother, and it had domed pistons for more compression. The

Shop Equipment Can Serve Niche Markets

Ever since man first rubbed two sticks together to make a fire and then sharpened the first stick so he could hunt with it, we have been coming up with new ways to use old tools. When it comes to your machine shop equipment, today