Engine Building 101 ~ Installing Pistons and Connecting Rod Assemblies

Engine Block and Pistons and Connecting Rod Assembly
Engine Building 101 ~ Installing Pistons and Connecting Rod Assemblies
 

Brian and Mike from Summit Racing take you through the entire process of installing your completed piston, piston ring, and connecting rod assemblies into your engine.

Knowing a few tips and tricks, and having the right tools makes this job much easier.

From sopping the bores with ATF oil and applying assembly lube or motor oil to critical parts, to verifying the orientation of your chamfer to match the fillet and crank, Summit Racing’s tech experts walk you through the process of installing your short-block engine’s rotating assembly.

Brian and Mike carefully explain and demonstrate the use of torque angle to torque the connecting rod bolts and show you the tools they believe will help you execute the job with precision and efficiency…