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Engine Rebuilding Class: Entry Level

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A beginners class for learning how to properly rebuild an engine.

  • Ended
  • 385 US dollars
  • Gearheads Workshops

Available spots


Class Description

This class focuses on the engine only and is a demonstration on how to properly disassemble, organize and inspect the internal engine components for rebuilding. This is brought about due to undesirable engine operating characteristics such as blue smoke, low power, rough idle or in the extreme engine knock or seizure. Any engine can be rebuilt but this is an extremely costly procedure at a dealer ($2,500-$6.000) and the dealer rarely does any of the work themselves. They pull the engine and take it to a machine shop to have it rebuilt. They then install the rebuilt engine back in the bike and add up to $1,500 to the machine shops charges. When you know how to tear down the engine yourself tho you can save even more. An engine can in some instances be rebuilt for as little as $300. Most rebuilds entail refurbishing the top end of the engine (cylinders, rings, pistons and valves) rarely does it get into the bottom end (tho bottom end will be covered as well). In this class we will tear down at least two engines and you will observe and participate in removing cam chains, cams, heads, pulling cylinders and pistons. You will learn how to organize and "kit" the parts for the machine shop. You will learn how to do inspections and measurements to determine if excessive wear has occurred and if the parts are out of specification. You will also learn about how to restore the appearance of the engine. Once you have it out why not shine up those Aluminum valve and side covers. I will show you how to make the nastiest covers shine like mirrors and add $$$$ to the value of the project. You will learn about chrome plating and painting techniques to make it look like new. I will provide tools and Moto Guzzi V twin engines. We will meet for 4 successive Saturdays. The tuition is $385 and the Space is limited for this class so don't wait until the last minute to register. Great reviews on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/gearhead-workshops-harbor-city and Google


Contact Details

  • 25101 Petroleum Avenue, Harbor City, CA, USA

    (310) 936-9733

    billndm@gmail.com


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