Our services

Engine Block

Line Bore, line hone, cylinder boring, cylinder sleeving, counter bore cutting, power honing, torque plate honing, surfacing…let us turn your old rusty block into a new engine!

  • Boring up to 5"
  • Cleaning - Thermo or Chemical
  • Counter bore cutting
  • Cylinder Sleeve install
  • Flanged cylinder sleeves
  • Honing up to 5"
  • Line Honing
  • Line Boring
  • Pressure testing
  • Rust & paint removal
  • Surfacing block decks
  • Torque plate honing

Crankshaft Grinding & Welding

Stock, Stroker, High Performance billet, Marine, Diesel, Industrial grinding on new machines with precision "QPAC" (c copy right) polishing allows us to hit your "called spec"

  • Bearing clearance skim grinding
  • Grinding up to 74" OAL
  • Keyway repair
  • Magnaflux crack detection
  • Nitriding
  • Polishing up to 74"
  • Pilot hole conversion
  • Shot Peening
  • Straightening
  • Stroking & Index correction
  • Thrust welding
  • Welding
  • Diesel & race journal hardening

Camshaft Grinding & Profiling

Stock, Antique, Marine, Circle Track or Hi lift RV1, RV2 grinding done in house. We can modify and computer profile any flat tappet or roller cam with the help of our "Cam Doctor" or "Cam Pro Plus" profiling computer. Diesel "on highway" big rig cams with injector lobe damage are our speciality. Capacities up to 72" can be repaired.

  • Cam cards
  • Grinding up to 72" length
  • High lift grinding
  • Injector lobe welding
  • Keyway repair
  • Main journal repair
  • Polishing
  • Profiling
  • Solid lifter grinding
  • Rust & paint removal
  • Straigntening
  • Antique & Restoration cam repair

Cylinder Head Remanufacturing

Starting with enviornmentally friendly cleaning, KEC can repair most heads back to OE standards in house. Services include crack repair, welding, oven straightening, CBN surfacing, 3 angle seat cutting, valve guide replacement, guide liners, align honing cam bores, and precise assembly. We also are experts at non-adjustable puck or bucket style lifters heads!

  • CBN surfacing
  • CC combustin chambers
  • Crack repair
  • Cam bore honing
  • Cam bore repair
  • Corrosion repair
  • Hard Seat Replacement
  • PCD surfacing
  • Pressure testing
  • Solid lifter or bucket puck adjustment
  • Spark plug thread repair
  • Straightening
  • Surfacing = Aluminum & Cast iron
  • Titanium valve grinding
  • Three angle seat cutting
  • Three angle valve job
  • Valve grinding
  • Valve guides
  • Valve job
  • Valve adjusting disks
  • Valve guide liners
  • Valve Seat replacement
  • Welding


Crank balancing services include stock, street performance, race or "match balance" of external components. We have logged over 15,000 balances in the last 25 years!!!!

  • Camshafts
  • Diesel
  • GMC V6
  • In Line
  • Match balance external flywheel
  • Match balance external damper
  • Match balance components
  • Over balance race
  • Pistons
  • Rods
  • Race & high RPM
  • V6 & V8

Shop Job Arcives

We have in our computer, records going back 20 years. We can track your job to the next "freshen up" with our job # that we stamp in all cranks, cams, balance or heads. What other shop can offer you this service?

Progress Reports

Our new computer tracking system allows us to give you a steady stream of progress through the reman process. No need to waist time on the phone. Just log in off your smart phone or computer and get its status! You can also communicate directly with our shop personel on things like called specs, additional work or shipping requests via our site.

Flat Head Blocks

  • Crack repair
  • Bore & Hone
  • Sleeving
  • Surfacing
  • Valve jobs
  • Valve Guides
  • Valve seats
  • Rebabbiting
  • Align honing

Misc Shop Services

Hard to find other services include Crack repair stitching, Hot welding, Nitriding, Magnaflux crack detection, Babbit bearing pouring & resizing, and old paint removal by bake & blast shop peening. We also can repair bearing surfaces on antique or restoation car axles. Rebuildable core sourcing with New Old Stock engine parts is our speciality. Visit our sister web sit @ www.California Obsolete Engine Parts.com.

  • Babbit bearing service
  • Bake & Shot blasting
  • Block conversions - fuel pump, motor mount, distributor
  • Cores
  • Crack repair - welding or pinning
  • Flywheel grinding
  • Generator Rebuilding
  • Hot welding - cast iron
  • Keyway repair
  • Lifter rebuilding
  • Lock-n-stitch(c copy wright)
  • Magnaflux crack detection
  • Nitride surface hardening
  • Solid lifter grinding
  • Paint removal on small parts
  • Pressure testing
  • Shot peening
  • Straightening - shafts & axels
  • Thermo cleaning & blasting
  • Water pump rebuilding


  • Camshafts
  • Crankshafts
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Engine Blocks
  • Injector Lobes
  • Submerged Arc
  • Arc
  • Gas
  • Tig
  • Mig
  • Hot welding

Connecting Rod

  • Babbit
  • Beam polishing
  • Rebabbit bearing shells
  • Convert from babbit to insert
  • Center to center
  • Full Floating pins
  • Magnaflux
  • Rebushing
  • Resizing
  • Shot peening
  • Tung & groove style resizing
  • Sawtooth style resizing