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CHASING DOWN NEW THREADS

If you don't have a thread chaser for the right bolt hole size, it's pretty easy to make one. You can modify a bolt of the correct size and thread pitch. Cut the head off &…

Rick Lake Lake's Machine Shop Needmore, PA

PLASTIC PRESSURE TEST PLATES

I started making custom pressure testing plates out of 1” thick HDPE high density polyethylene (same material as kitchen cutting board). This stuff is cheap, machines like butter and can be worked like wood. I cut…

Scott Ouellette Powerplay Machine Wilmington, MA

EASY CAM CHANGE

I had need to change out the cam in a new build 351W. I used sixteen 1/2” longer 5/16” rocker arm bolts and left the lifters and pushrods in place. I rolled the engine upside down and…

Aaron Lindberg Aaron's Precision Machine Scandia, MN

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