Practical Engine Building
This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills you’ll require to begin assembling performance engine with professional results. These skills are also reinforced with our worked examples where you can watch the entire engine building process being completed in real time from start to finish.
If you’re a novice engine builder it can be a daunting task to know where to start or what order to proceed in when it comes to assembling an engine. We address this with the HPA 10 step process which breaks engine building down into bite sized tasks which individually are relatively small and easy to complete. Before you know it you’ll have your engine finished but more importantly, you won’t have missed out or overlooked any critical steps.
This course is applicable to any engine regardless whether it’s a V8, straight six or it’s horizontally opposed. The course will also be applicable to naturally aspirated engines, forced induction engines, and engines that run EFI or a carburettor.
This course is designed equally for the home enthusiast who wants to learn how to build their own engine for a project car, as well as the industry professional who wants to bring their engine building in house and take more control over the process to provide a better product for their customers.
This course assumes that you will be working with an engine machinist to perform the actual machining processes on your raw engine components. It also assumes that you already understand the fundamental principles of engine building and it builds from the knowledge delivered in our Engine Building Fundamentals course. If you haven’t already completed this course I’d recommend you start there.
What you will learn
Piston and conrod balancing techniques
How to assemble a cylinder head
Techniques for assembling conrods on pistons
How to prepare an engine block
Techniques for improving oil flow
- How to assemble an engine long block