I use an 1/8-inch allen wrench to insert and extract the pilot while doing valve jobs on cylinder heads. I would frequently misplace this little tool between seats, so I started using a rubber band to keep it attached to the palm of my hand.
ROD TO CAM CLEARANCE GAUGE Using a plastic banding strap as a feeler gauge works great to check for clearance. The straps are generally .035˝-.045˝ thick, so you might want to double them up to check for the minimal .050˝-.060˝ clearance recommended. These work great as they easily bend to any curvature you need. If
I needed to mount this Desoto Hemi from a nostalgia dragster on my align bore machine. It did not line up with any mounting holes on my end plates, so I had to drill new holes – here’s the procedure to make sure it’s done right.
Associates at Honda’s Anna, Ohio engine plant, the largest Honda engine plant in the world, have celebrated the 25 millionth engine produced since Honda of America Mfg., Inc. opened the facility in 1985.
Navistar will cease all engine production at its plant in Melrose Park, IL, by the second quarter of fiscal 2018. This includes the N9 and N10 medium duty diesel engines.
Engine Pro has introduced its first line of diesel performance engine parts with the introduction of its camshafts and valves for Ford Powerstroke, GM Duramax and Dodge Cummins Engines.
Right now I know of no other term that draws as much negativity among some engine builders as the term “Crate Motor.” It immediately brings feelings of sales lost. We all know the story. The customer sees his car project like one big plastic model. When it comes time to pick a rear differential, write
Four automotive aftermarket manufacturers have been honored as featured suppliers at Engine Pro’s recent winter shareholder meeting in Dallas, TX. Recognized companies include B&P Rods, SA Gear Inc., Melling Engine Parts and Dura-Bond Bearing Co. Each year Engine Pro shareholders choose featured suppliers from more than 90 companies that provide engine parts to the group.
A Portage, MI race car driver has won the 10th performance engine to be given away by Engine Pro and its partners at US 131 Motorsports Park. The $17,000 fully- assembled, race-ready engine was awarded to the winner of a special race between the eight most successful Top ET and Modified drivers in the track’s points series.
In the second of a four-part series on pushrods just released, Engine Pro’s Dave Sutton describes the company’s 4130 premium one-piece pushrod.
Engine Pro has developed a series of short videos to demonstrate the unique characteristics and value of its performance pushrods. The first video in the series discusses Engine Pro’s 1010 pushrod, which represents a big advancement in value priced performance pushrods for street and mild race applications
The company’s newest catalogs include: Performance Product, Gasket & Headbolt Sets, Valve Stem Seals, Timing Set, and Harmonic Balancer.
The 6.2 liter supercharged HEMI V8 and all of its 707 horsepower were recently announced to be making a new appearance in the FCA brand family. According to reports this month, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will feature Hellcat power as an option.
Engine Pro has introduced a new line of U.S.A. made performance roller valve lifters that incorporate the most advanced alloys and technical features available. These lifters are available in both performance hydraulic and solid applications.
Engine Pro has renewed its marketing partnership with Must See Racing (MSR) sprint car series for a sixth year. Engine Pro president, Don Weber said, “For us, MSR represents an exciting series that is fast, fun and promotes automobile racing at the grass roots level. That’s a great venue for Engine Pro.”
The 2014 AERA sponsored Engine Professional Rewards program was a huge success with nearly 2500 engine builders and machine shops, 60 tracks and series, and 40 national manufacturers. Additionally, AERA introduced the inaugural, new full-color manufacturer Coupon Book adding value and benefits for all AERA and Contingency Connection engine builders and machine shops in the USA and Canada.
Engine Pro parts have been used in some pretty unusual engines all over the world. Now, the company would like to find ut how many unusual places the Engine Pro logo can show up. Here’s you chance to win one of three $500 cash prizes from Engine Pro.
Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Just drop in a magic “chip” and your car or truck suddenly takes on NASCAR-like qualities – able to accelerate quicker or even achieve better gas mileage. Too good to be true? Not necessarily, as owners of a dizzying array of vehicles already enjoy improved performance and economy by installing a
A Michigan racer won a new race engine for the second time in as many years at the 10th Annual Funny Car Nationals presented by Discount Tire held recently in Martin, MI. Rick Morley of Allendale won this year’s prize as he did in 2012. It was the seventh year running the Engine Pro Engine Giveaway presented by Pro-Filer.
Sterling Bearing, Inc. has opened a new branch warehouse in Dania Beach, FL to supply engine parts and shop supplies to wholesalers and engine builders throughout South Florida.