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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Finished Liner , Semi finished Liner or Parent bore

What is Finished or Semi Finished Liners? Semi-finished liners once fitted to the cylinder block require boring and honing to size the cylinder liner is very rough and the piston will not fit inside the semi-finished liner, this is why it needs to be bored. A semi-finished liner can be flanged and all parallel liners […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Why diesel engines are the preferred choice

Diesel engines used to get a bad rap, whether it was deserved or not I’m not sure but diesel engines used to be considered inferior to petrol. They were thought to be noisier, dirtier and slower than their petrol counterparts. This was probably fairly accurate at the time, but diesel has improved and turned the […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Conrods – Connecting Rods – Big Ends – Small ends

Free Conrod Checks Conrods can be known by many different names some know and some not known. Like the thing that connects the piston to the crank Connecting Rod Con Rod Big end or small end The Gudgeon pin thingy   We will perform quality checks on your Conrod`s and all those listed above for […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

What happened to Camshaft Engineering and who`s Camshaft Grinding in Perth Now

Free Camshaft Grinding   When Camshaft Engineering in Hutton Street, Osborne Park also known as CEC closed in 2009. All of Camshaft Engineerings grinding machinery went to Auction on 29th May 2009.   Noordeman Diesel purchased there large Repco grinding Machine and all their Diesel masters and a few other machines as well. Southside Engines Centre […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Engine Machining and Boring Check list for spare parts

Down time is frustrating, spare parts and specification are often over looked until the assembly process begins. These can sometimes lead to costly and lengthy delays. We have assembled a quick check reference sheet to keep on file and ensure you don’t fall victim to the dreaded down time monster. Boring Check list Cam brgs […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Cylinder head fitment check list

Down time is frustrating, spare parts and specification are often over looked until the assembly process begins. These can sometimes lead to costly and lengthy delays. We have assembled a quick check reference sheet to keep on file and ensure you don’t fall victim to the dreaded down time monster Check to make sure you […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

How do I know if my engine is worn or hard to start

Diesel, Petrol and Gas engines can blow Blue smoke, Black smoke and White smoke you can go back to one of my earlier blogs ( what causes my engine to blow smoke) and this will explain what causes these different colour smoking engines Diesel engines require a high combustion pressure to cause a high temperature […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

How to Run in your Engine and keep your Warranty

RECOMMENDED RUNNING IN PROCEDURE Petrol – Diesel and Gas engines   Do we get asked what is the best way to run in a Reconditioned engine? The first several hours of a reconditioned engine are crucial to ensure efficiency and optimum performance throughout the engine life. Always follow the manufacturer’s run-in procedure if one is […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

No Oil Pressure or Low Oil Pressure on your 354 Perkins

Nothing worse than building your Perkins 354 engine. You have to start the engine to find out you have low oil pressure or even worse you have no oil pressure at all. Always check oil pressure using a manual gauge off the main oil gallery Where did you go wrong? Hopefully what I am about […]

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