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5 Golden Porting Rules | Tech Lab Tuesday

We have a treat for you today. Industry legend, David Vizard shares his 5 Golden Porting Rules in this video.

David has graciously given Goodson permission to use his videos for our Tech Lab Tuesday, so you'll be seeing more of this great information in future posts.

Be sure to check out David's website where you can get information on his training sessions.

As usual, if you have any questions about this or any other tech topic, contact the Goodson Tech Services Department by phone (1-800-533-8010 or 507-452-1830) or email.

Black Diamond Valve Guide Honing System | Tech Lab Tuesday

Goodson originally introduced the Hyper-Finish Valve Guide Honing System back in 2010. We introduced the Black Diamond Hyper-Finish Valve Guide Honing System in 2020. This episode of Tech Lab Tuesday explains the reasons behind the changes and a short demonstration of how easy it is to use.

Using the Pneumatic Valve Spring Bench, Part 2 | Tech Lab Tuesday

This episode of Tech Lab Tuesday picks up where the previous Pneumatic Spring Bench video left off. The machine is fully assembled and now we're ready to show how to use it to remove and install valve keepers. 

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Using A Pneumatic Spring Bench for Cylinder Head Assembly | Tech Lab Tuesday Video

If you've been watching Tech Lab Tuesday for any length of time, you know we've done other videos about Cylinder Head Assembly and Disassembly. This week we're showing you the "big daddy" of the spring compressors in Goodson's product line — the Pneumatic Valve Spring Bench (PSB-5000)

First things first. We'll show you how to get the machine set up and ready to use. We'll also throw in some details about the features build into this impressive machine. Then next week, we'll give you a demonstration of how to use it. 

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As always, if you have any questions about these products or any other Goodson product, feel free to contact the Goodson Techxperts™ at 1-800-533-8010 or drop us an email.

Crack Detection Demonstration | Tech Lab Tuesday

A cast iron cylinder head recently came into the tech lab that we plan to use for Tech Lab Tuesday Videos. We noticed what appeared to be a crack so we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to demonstrate how to perform both magnetic crack detection and chemical crack detection

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Engine Parts Honing | Sunnen Products Company

In this installment of Tech Lab Tuesday, we're sharing a recording of of a webinar presented by Sunnen Products Company back in 2014. This webinar, presented by Bob Dolder, Senior Sales and Application Engineer, was all about honing (and we mean ALL about honing). Honing applications discussed include:

  • Cam Tunnel (block) 
  • Crank Tunnel
  • Balance Shaft Tunnel
  • Cam Tunnel (cylinder head)
  • Harmonic Balancer (external hone & internal hone)
  • Valve Stems (external)
  • Piston Pins (internal hone & external hone)
  • Connecting Rods (large and small ends)
  • Valve Guides
  • Crankshaft Nose (harmonic balancer end)
  • Piston Pin Bores
  • Lifter Bores
  • Rocker Arms
  • Rocker Arm Shafts (external)

Whew! Fasten your seat belts and get ready for a great presentation on honing. You will be redirected to YouTube.

Screen capture from Sunnen webinar on Engine Parts Honing

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As always, if you have questions about which tools and supplies to use, feel free to call the Goodson Techxperts at 1-800-533-8010 or shoot us an email.

Flex-Hones Review | Tech lab Tuesday Video

We're back with a new Tech Lab Tuesday video on Flex-Hones. Yes, we did one a while back but we still get lots of questions so were tackling some of those in this episode. 

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Tech Lab Tuesday | Cylinder Honing Video

One of the most commonly requested video topics from our recent survey is Cylinder Honing. Who better to give some tips than our friends at Sunnen!

Honing with Sunnen SV-15 Hone ScreenshotNOTE: This will take you to the PowerNation TV website. You may be asked to subscribe or continue without commercials.

Check out this episode of PowerNation TV where Sunnen’s SV-15 cylinder hone is used to hone a hot rod 292 Chevy straight-six. Host Pat Topolinski does a deep dive into getting optimum oil retention, ring sealing and cylinder wall finish using the SV-15.

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Valve Guide Liner Installation & Removal, Part B | Tech Lab Tuesday Video

In this episode of Tech Lab Tuesday, we demonstrate the steps you'll follow to install and remove bronze valve guide liners using Goodson tooling. 

Part A of this video series

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Installing & Removing Valve Guide Liners | Tech Lab Tuesday Video

Tech Lab Tuesday returns with a highly requested video series on Installing and Removing Valve Guide Liners. In part one of the series, Dave Monyhan goes through the tools and supplies you'll need to modify cylinder heads with integral guides using .030" thin-wall bronze-liners. 

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