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MODIFIED MIC

To quickly and easily measure the lash caps on late 2.0L & 2.5L Subarus with chain drive timing, I disassembled a 0 - 1” micrometer and turned down the measuring side of the spindle so that it will…

Tom Prodahl Cylinder Head Service Minneapolis, MN

LIFTER BUSHING

When it comes to installing lifter bushings, here’s a couple tips; Always deburr the top and bottom of the host bore, as well as any oil holes that intersect. This will prevent the dragging of material as the…

Ron Flood Cedar Machine North Branch, MN

THE WIGGLER

When using a wiggler to center a mill spindle on a center punch mark or layout lines, many machinists use a pencil to push on the wiggler's pointer, until it runs true. However, risk of injury occurs when…

Tom Nichols Automotive Machine & Supply, Inc Cleburne, TX

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