Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 3 – Checking Specs
We double check our specs on this small block Ford prior to assembly, and show you what to look for to ensure the engine lives.
How to Measure Pushrod Length
In this episode of Steve Tech, Steve Morris covers some tips and tricks to properly measure your pushrod length in your engine.
How to Determine What Bearings Fit Your Engine Build
In this episode of LinCo Lessons, Jeff McCord answers a common question he gets from diesel customers – what bearings fit my engine build? And the answer can only be found by properly measuring. Jeff explains…
QMP Racing’s MC-1: A Game Changer for Measuring Components
Brad Lagman’s MC-1 is a holistic approach specifically designed to eliminate human error and support the engine builder with value-added tooling that brings accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility and assurance to the high-performance engine building community. As more and more long-time experts in this industry become scarce, the need to replace their knowledge of touch and feel with instruments such as a micrometer is imperative.
I was told a few times that “tenths are for camping” when I was “chasing tenths” in my early machining career.
Speaking from personal experience, after 37 years of measuring, engine dyno measuring, chassis dyno measuring and flow bench measuring are all fine and well as we use them as measuring tools. But what I think of as the big darn deal in measuring is cylinder finish.