Engine Rebuilding: A Beginner's Guide Pt. 2

As we covered previously, 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.

Rebuild Your  Engine  With a San Tan Valley Machine Shop

5) In process of rebuilding your engine and cylinder blocks, all the pieces and parts should be thoroughly examined before you proceed to the final task. It becomes all the more important if your engine has met some catastrophic failure. Damages are not always visible to the naked eye, and so the minor inspections must be left in the hands of a machine shop.

6) Anyone involved in working on  engines will emphasize on the importance of rotating internals for a complete rebuilding engine and cylinder block process. The procedure is labor intensive and taking care of it all by your own doesn’t really seem to be a good idea. The job of balancing offers a noticeable improvement in the smoothness of your engine operation. For example, a change in design of the piston and rod will indicate a major change in the weight of these components. The impact of such changes in your engine can be corrected only by balancing which is best performed by a mechanic shop.

Rebuilding Cylinder Blocks

7) When it comes to rebuilding cylinder blocks, machine shops use the complicated factory prescribed torque sequence which the lay-man may be unaware off. The sequence is commonly followed in three steps and requires apt knowledge of a professional for smooth conduction. Because if you don’t have the knowledge it can be very dangerous to your life

8) Another important gear you need for rebuilding engines and cylinder blocks is appropriate and high tech eye gear. If you hunker down to take a close look to see whether your machine is running, you will confront microscopic metal shards that may give a hit to your face Doesn’t it sound scary? Only professionals in a mechanic shop will be aware of the proper use of such protective gears. Well, you only have two eyes and you can’t afford to lose them by taking the engine rebuilding and cylinder blocks process all by yourself.


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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