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Sunnen’s LBB-1660 Manual Hone

Sunnen’s LBB-1660 produces a round and straight honed bore, equal to or better than manufacturers’ new rods.

One-on-One with Katie Coleman of LinCo Diesel Performance

We got to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, just outside St. Louis, back in early 2022. It was then that we were introduced to Katie Coleman, a cylinder head specialist at the shop, but an industry vet with 15+ years of experience. She was extremely sought after when shops found out she was

Installing Flanged Sleeves in a Cummins Block

Jeff McCord at LinCo Diesel Performance walks you through the necessary steps for properly sleeving a block. It might sound like a simple process, but any errors can mean catastrophic head failure down the road.

Total Seal Surface System

The easy to use, all-in-one kit comes complete with numerous components.

EB Takeover: Bullet Racing Engines

We got to chat with Nick Bacalis of Bullet Racing Engines at the 2022 PRI show about his engine builds. He was kind enough to go a step further and showcase the high-performance engine and machine shop on Instagram Live to our audience. Check out this takeover featuring Nick and Bullet Racing Engines.

EB Takeover: Engine Rebuilders & Supply

We were recently in the Chicago area and made a stop at Engine Rebuilders & Supply in Stone Park, IL to visit owner Andy Frontzak. This shop has been around since 1940, and Andy has owned it since the ’90s. ERS does all sorts of engine work, head work and machine work for gas and

EB Takeover: Grose Racing Engines

Our latest Instagram Live Takeover features Joey Grose of Grose Racing Engines located in Lodi, CA. This engine and machine shop does high-performance work for car and boat racing applications, and just got some new machine equipment as well. Check it out!

Romi GL 300S Turning Center with Sub-Spindle

The GL 300S comes equipped with thermal compensation with sensors to maintain stable, dimensional results even during long working periods.

How to Install Valve Seats and Get Proper Press Fit

In this episode of Danny Soliz Says, Danny shows you the steps to properly install new valve seats. He also stresses the importance of having the right press fit in order to avoid dropping seats.

Finishing Touches on the New SML Heads

Steve Morris Engines (SME) and the shop’s new Centroid CNC machine have completed the billet aluminum SML cylinder head. Now it’s time to mock up the SML engine!

Romi D 1000 Vertical Machining Center

This Romi Machining Center is equipped with a low maintenance, 40 big plus taper direct drive motor that improves stiffness, accuracy and allows increased depth of cut.

Romi Machine
Press Fitting Cylinder Sleeves

There’s something extremely satisfying about a good sleeve job on an engine. There’s also a number of ways sleeves can be installed, so Jeff McCord of LinCo Diesel Performance shows you the way his shop does it and how it helps in high-horsepower diesel applications.