Many engine shops are opting to control their projects and builds from point A to point B, leaving the customer with a ready-to-run package. In order to do this, shops have to add capabilities such as installation work, fabrication work, transmission work, and even suspension and chassis work, in some cases.
I’ve worked on lots of equipment that was a LOT older than me, and I can tell you there’s a certain satisfaction in taking the helm of a big, heavy machine that you know will still be working hard long after you’re retired.
In this industry, it’s often cheaper to remanufacture or rebuild an engine than it is to make a new one. However, doing so requires cleaning worn and dirty parts. In addition, customers these days are increasingly asking for cleaner parts and engines. How are you supposed to get tough grease, oil, rust, paint, carbon build-up,