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Reviewing Callies’ Ford Magnum Crankshaft

There’s no debating that Callies Performance Products manufactures a great crankshaft, among other engine components. We picked out a Callies Magnum Ford crank for our twin-supercharged small block Ford engine build, so we took the opportunity to review exactly what we got from Callies.

Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 4 – Bottom End Assembly

Now that Chris has checked all our specs, we begin to assemble the bottom end components of our small block Ford such as the rotating assembly, main and rod bearings and the camshaft. Next episode, we will be getting into our cylinder head assembly and more of the valvetrain components. Thanks to our Component PartnersWorld

SCAT SBC 4340 Forged Superlight Crankshaft

SCAT’s Superlight Crankshafts are manufactured from non-twist, single plane 4340 forgings. These crankshafts have straight shot and chamfered oil holes; large radius on all journals; lightening holes in all rod journals; aero wing counterweights. They are bridged for increased strength as well as precision ground, heat treated and nitrided for superior wear resistance.

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Crankshaft Offering Update

Because of the variability of crankshafts that can be purchased and the way it influences the engine being built around it, the crankshaft market is always changing and evolving.

Moroso Crankshaft V-Belt Pulley

It is ideal for driving alternators and/or vacuum pumps at optimum speed.

Rotating Assemblies in 2020

Are you still buying your crank, rods and pistons separately? Why not bundle and save?

Quality Power 6.7L Cummins Crankshaft

Quality Power has announced its new 6.7L Cummins Crankshaft. The crankshaft is for industrial, truck and marine applications, weighs 140 lbs., and features a stroke/bore of 4.8818″/4.2122″-4.2130″.

MEYLE Crankshaft Sealing Flanges

Sealing flange modules are important to ensure effective sealing at the engine crankshaft. They are also used to capture the engine speed and crankshaft position, and to determine both the injection and the ignition point controlled by the engine timing unit.

Understanding Today’s Bearing Clearance Recipe

What’s needed to keep the rotating assembly rotating? It’s a recipe that includes three key ingredients: the bearing, the crankshaft and the oil. But understanding the part each plays as part of this recipe is what’s needed to keep your engines’ bearings from failing.

Timing Belt Tips on Accord 2.2L and 2.3L Engines

These tips outline the belt replacement for the popular 2.2- and 2.3-liter Accord engines. The other Honda engines are similar, but don’t require the balance belt. They shouldn’t present any challenge to the experienced tech, but there are some things to keep in mind as you tackle these jobs. The 3.0-liter V6 models use a hydraulic

Maintaining Your Balance: Engine Building Tips to Reduce NVH and Increase Life

A high revving racing engine obviously needs a good balance to minimize these destructive forces, but balancing can be just as beneficial to low revving engines, too. Nobody would argue with the fact that engine balancing is right up there with “blueprinting” an engine. The goal is to equalize the reciprocating and rotating forces inside