Honing Machines Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Rottler Report with Chris Straub of Straub Technologies

Chris Straub is the owner of Straub Technologies, an engine machine shop located in Piney Flats, TN. Their relationship with industry legends have produced unique business alliances that allow the business to offer its customers the best products, services, tech support, and prices – from custom-machined parts to volume deals on national brands and closeout

Rottler Report with Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines

Steve Morris is the owner of Steve Morris Engines, an engine machine shop located in Muskegon, MI. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing H85AX machining center. With in-house prototype development and CNC machining capabilities, Steve Morris Engines builds close to 100 exclusive, full-custom engines each year. They also have the capability to dyno tune

Rottler Report with Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines

Sandy Wilkins is the owner of Wilkins Racing Engines, an engine machine shop located in Moorseville, NC. The build performance race engines and their team has won multiple national championships and records. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing F69A machining center. “This Rottler is great because you can do boring, decking, circle interpolation, etc.

Rottler Report with Alan Myers of Myers Automotive

Alan Myers is the owner of Myers Automotive, an engine machines shop located in Sibley, LA that does professional engine machining – anything from racing engines to diesels. They recently purchased a Rottler Manufacturing H85A machine. “We wanted something to accomodate all our needs. We’ve been incredibly blessed with the amount of business we’ve received

Rottler Report with Chuck Priestly of Best Engines

Chuck Priestly is the owner of Best Engines, an engine machines shop located in Wake Village, TX that does professional engine design, machining, assembly, testing, block boring, honing, crank polishing, and a number of other services. They recently purchased @rottler S86A and the H85AX machines. “We choose Rottler because it’s the industry gold standard. They are high

Rottler Report with Todd Goodwin of Goodwin Competition

Todd Goodwin is the owner of Goodwin Competition, a fully equipped, state of the art machine shop that’s set up to do R&D, as well as prototype work. Custom machine work includes CNC machining of cylinder heads & blocks, 5-axis CNC porting, CNC manifold porting and custom piston profiling. All of this is thanks to

Sunnen SV-2400 Series Precision Vertical Honing System

The machine’s rotary feed system and superior tooling delivers extremely precise bores.

Rottler Report with Andrew Johnson of R&L Engines

Andrew Johnson is the parts manager at R&L Engines, a 6,000 sq. ft. state of the art engine rebuilding and machining facility that handles performance vintage, race and marine engines. They own three different Rottler Manufacturing machines, including this SG9MTS. “It’s a drastic upgrade from the old equipment we’ve been using, and the versatility and

Rottler Report with Kevin Kempf of SpeedFactory Racing

Kevin Kempf is the Crew Chief of SpeedFactory Racing the premier customer-centric Honda performance source with over 60 years of combined experience in modifying and racing Hondas. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing H85AX for a number of reasons, including the ease of the software. Hear more from Kevin about the shop and his

Rottler Report with Andrew Frontzak of Engine Rebuilders & Supply

Andrew Frontzak is vice president of Engine Rebuilders & Supply, an engine machine shop in Stone Park, IL that does everything from custom engine and cylinder head rebuilding to antique and muscle car restorations. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing H85AX to keep up with the increased workload over at the shop. Hear more

Sunnen Named Official Honing Equipment Partner of Hendrick Motorsports

Hendrick Motorsports has named Sunnen Products Company its Official Honing Equipment Partner as the team pursues its record-extending 15th NASCAR Cup Series championship. The partnership puts the new Sunnen SV-series honing machine in the Hendrick Motorsports engine operation alongside numerous other Sunnen honing and engine building machines. The SV-series is the next generation of the

Sunnen SH-2000 Power-Stroked Honing Machine

Using the SH-2000 is six times faster than I.D. grinding and other honing processes.