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This video will show any mechanic of any skill level the complete and proper processes to complete an engine rebuild for almost any type of engine. The building techniques shown are just as useful for V8 engines as they will be for straight 6, V6 or even 4 cylinder engines. Many different brands of engines are taken apart in this video and then every step of their refurbishing and re-assembly procedures are shown detail.

All 4 cycle engines are the same no matter the piston number of configuration. All makes and models have the same engine parts and processes for building and tuning. Everything needed for any engine type rebuild is covered in a clean white environment with multiple narrators to keep you focused on learning.

The video covers the entire engine build from removal from the chassis all the way back in and start up for the camshaft break in. The Disassembly section explains how to properly check for engine component failures and diagnose engine problems to be fixed during the rebuild.

It takes a behind the scenes trip to the engine machine shop to show just what is done for an engine rebuild and why. You'll see and learn how the machining process is done and by what machine tools. All of the engine components and block are hot tanked and/or carbon blasted for cleaning before any work is done. Learn how the machine shop checks the block and cylinder heads for cracks on cast iron and aluminum engines.

Learn about cylinder boring and honing machines and the process of using grinding stones and brushes to achieve the correct cylinder bore sizes using a cylinder bore gauge. Watch the machinist setting pistons and pins with their connecting rods for semi floating and fixed pins. Blocks are machined with a deck leveler to achieve a smooth finish for new or refurbished cylinder heads for their gaskets to seat. Valve guides are replaced and valve seats, tips, and the valves themselves are ground with a 3 angle grinder for refurbishing.

During pre-assembly and final assembly it will teach you all of the proper methods for sealing, torquing and assembly of your refurbished or new parts.

During the entire rebuilding process you'll learn all about the specific tools used for the job. Screwdrives, sockets, torque wrenches, gear pullers, harmonic balancer pullers, valve spring compressors, oil pump primer rods, piston ring pliers, and more used and easy to learn more about in a separate tools menu.

Engine building terms such as Firing Order, Initial Timing, Piston to Valve Clearance, Top Dead Center, Valve Lash and Ignition are all covered in depth and have their own Glossary terms section.

Three common engines, a Ford 351W, Small Block Chevy 350 and a small block Dodge 318 are used and rebuilt. However it doesn't matter what engine type you're working on. 4 cylinder, straight 6, V6, V8 and larger all share the same process. This video is meant for any 4 cycle engine build up.

During many portions, dozens of 3D animations and computer graphics are used to gain a more in depth knowledge of how an internal combustion engine works. See thru animations of exploded views of a motor are used to help further gain your knowledge of the workings of a motor.

During the video you'll learn all kinds of tips and tricks for making your engine build easier and safer.

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