Cylinder head repairs like this don’t normally get done, but Steve Morris of @stevemorrisracing always seems to find a way!
With the SML engine fully assembled, Jason Sack visits Steve Morris Engines to help with the dyno testing and tuning, as well as fitting the new SML into the Cowboy Up Nova.
Machine work and sleeving has been completed on Jason Sack’s SML engine. Now Steve and his crew at Steve Morris Engines gets the engine assembled.
Jason Sack’s Cowboy Up Nova was already a formidable drag-and-drive streetcar capable of 200 mph 7-second quarter mile ETs and 2,200 horsepower. However, the quest for more power and performance is never done, and that’s where Steve Morris Engines comes in and the new SML engine platform. Watch as Steve readies an SML for Jason’s
Watch as Steve Morris walks you through aspects of his new SML platform, including a look at the transformation the cylinder heads go through from a solid chunk of billet aluminum to a finished product.
Watch as Steve Morris walks through the remaining processes of cutting a new seat and fitting it into the head. If you missed Part 1, check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PwZq3dcY4M https://www.stevemorrisengines.com
Steve Morris Engines recently finished machining a new SMX cylinder head, and now it’s time to machine in new valve seats. Watch as Steve walks through the whole process of cutting a new seat and fitting it into the head!
Steve Morris Engines builds engines for Manny Alvarez of HPP Racing. Manny was recently telling Steve that one of his engines was breaking valvetrain components after just a couple runs. Steve had built him a different engine that had been super fast and super reliable, so Steve asked Manny to send the other engine back
In this episode of Steve Tech, Steve Morris covers some tips and tricks to properly measure your pushrod length in your engine.
Steve puts finishing touches on repairing his billet aluminum engine block for the wagon’s SMX engine.
After every connecting rod in Steve Morris’ SMX engine effectively crumbled, his SMX billet block was in rough shape. The question he was confronted with was whether to fix the block or not – he decided to make the necessary repairs. Watch below.
Now that Steve has seen that his connecting rods effectively disintegrated, he tries to understand what might have happened. Steve breaks down the data from his run.