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ANTI-VIBRATION TOWEL

When machining or lightening a flywheel on a lathe, vibration and chattering will often cause a poor surface finish. To dampen the vibrations and achieve a nice smooth finish, soak a bath towel in water, wring it out…

Tom Nichols Automotive Machine & Supply, Inc Cleburne, TX

CRANK BALANCE SOCKET

If your shop has a particular crankshaft design you tend to balance on a regular basis, we recommend using a crankshaft snout socket as a locator on your magnetic attachment for rpm and position on your balancer.…

Adam Cofer Salina Engine Salina, KS

STUD INSTALLER

We use an old roller rocker arm adjuster nut and put a used rod bolt in place of the Allen jam bolt. I use this assembly to install main and head studs when they do not have a…

Terry Dowker Dowker Engines Charlotte, MI

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