Engine Rebuilding: A Beginner's Guide Pt. 1

If you need engine rebuilding in San Tan Valley, make sure you contact a professional machine shop. Engine rebuilding is a complicated and detailed process that mainly includes the replacement of the piston rings, short block assessment, reconditioning of the cylinders for a top shape engine. In the process of rebuilding an engine, it will be taken apart and then all the individual parts will be inspected and worn items will be replaced. Once it is done, the parts again will be put back together to rebuild an engine that adheres to the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) engine specifications. The most common components that need replacement include bearings, rings, gaskets, timing chains, seals, oil pumps and the valve springs.

If the engine is subjected to severe damage, it may need to be bored to align the main bores of the crankshaft. Engines and cylinder blocks may call for timely rebuilding for a host of reasons. For example, the deck surface on the block or head may need resurfacing if the surface has lost its smoothness. After the process of repairing and welding, an engine head might need repairing. The many surfaces of a cylinder head may need to be cleaned up owing to corrosion or erosion.

Rebuilding  Parts  Takes  an  Expert

Whatever may be the reasons for rebuilding your engine’s parts, you always want it to be done efficiently, correctly and quickly. Hiring the help of professionals at a San Tan Valley machine Shop is always a safe bet and we will let you know why:

1) Engine rebuilding needs a number of specialized tools like bore dial indicator, gauge fowler, piston pliers ring compressor etc. and only a handful of non professionals can afford to access them. Your garage may lack the essential accessories to seamlessly wrap up the complicated work of rebuilding an engine. Without the necessary tools, you may end up doing more damage than good. So, we always recommend professional help to take care of all your rebuilding needs while you sit at home happily sipping a cup of coffee.

2) Even if you win a lottery and pack your garage with all the high tech machines, you would desperately need one more tool to bring the action into reality.


Thank you for visiting Stamps Auto Machine in San Tan Valley, AZ providing Cylinder Head Repair, Engine Rebuilding & Custom Hotrod Engine Builds.

Schedule your appointment today (480) 390-9712 or REQUEST APPOINTMENT HERE.

Stamps Auto Machine

2769 East Combs Road Building F
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

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