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COUTERWEIGHT CLEARANCE

When installing a shorter connecting rod than a crankshaft was meant for, it is sometimes necessary to clearance the counterweights. A quick reference we do is to use the shorter connecting rod as a guide to mark how…

Adam Cofer Don Ott Racing Engines York Springs, PA

HANDY HOLE TRANSFER PUNCHES

When fabricating gaskets, exhaust flanges, etc. , a set of hole transfer punches can make the job easier. However if you do not have transfer punches, or if they're always at the other end of the…

Eric Nichols Moto Machine & Supply Cleburne, TX

CHAMFER REMOVAL

Shallow head fasteners like flywheel bolts can be a challenge to remove without rounding the head off. I place a socket in my metal lathe and face it flat to eliminate the chamfer. I get full contact with…

Dave Matton  D and D Auto Machine  Bloomington, MN

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