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B Squad Hotrod: 4 guys building cars and hot rods

Join the four amateurs: Steve (Woodchuck), Brad (Hollywood), Colt (Train) and Nick (Lefty) here at B Squad Hotrod. We're just a bunch of amateurs getting to the meat and bolts of restoring and repairing real cars for our enjoyment. And hopefully for your education and enjoyment. Because educating us...that's impossible.
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Apr 24, 2017

Episode 0027 - Engines - From Oily to Shiny

Engines go from dirty to clean and how B squad manages to do it backwards, mess it up and orange cone reroute it.  We even get hear about Train's cooking.

 

 

Show Notes:

Napa Long Reach Scraper part #

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/SER773528


Bronze putty knife

http://www.adf-safetytools.com/en/products/brushes-knives.html


Parts Washer

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200646598_200646598


Purple power

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Aiken-Purple-Power-Degreaser-1gal/16778256


Interesting article

http://www.enginebuildermag.com/2007/07/cleaning-engine-parts-in-the-real-world/


Time:

2:45  45th Parallel

http://www.mnmuseumofthems.org/45th/

 

Engine cleaning: 3:40


4:10 Short block / freeze plugs


4:55 Cleaning techniques

Razor blades

Greasy parts

Bronze/plastic putty knife   


5:52 Tear down episode #

    Engine Tear Down part 2 Episode 009

    http://bsquadhotrod.libsyn.com/episode-0009-engine-tear-down-pt-2


8:06 Putty knife or razor blade.

 

8:53 engine internal cleaning

    Solvents

    Parts washer

Pressure washer   


12:05    Drying parts after cleaning

    WD-40 - water displacer

    Heat

    Gunk

        http://gunk.com/home/products/enginecleanersdegreasing.aspx


   

14:00 Dawn Soap

    http://classiccleaners.net/2014/07/03/11-amazing-uses-for-original-blue-dawn-dish-soap/

        (check out #7)


15:13 Vapor Degreaser

    http://www.besttechnologyinc.com/faq/vapor-degreaser-work/


15:48 mechanical cleaners (Tumbler)

    https://www.grainger.com/category/ecatalog/N-1z0ddw5


15:55 Sprocket (the dog)


16:26 pressure cookers and the danger

   

17:20 paint removal?

    NDT (non-destructive testing)

        https://www.nde-ed.org/AboutNDT/aboutndt.htm

    Magna Flow

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQoB7jpxSe8

    Environmental safe paint stripper

http://www.paintpro.net/Articles/PP803/PP803-Technology.cfm

   

18:50 Mechanical Stripping

Sanding    

Wire Brush

Sandblasting - mediums Walnut, Plastic, Sand, Glass, Soda.

http://www.kramerindustriesonline.com/finishing-guides/blasting-media-selection-guide.htm


19:15 Past episode  episode # 11 After Christmas and Broke

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/bsquadhotrod/Episode_0011_After_Christmas_and_Bro.mp3

 

19:35 aluminum vs steel cleaning care

 

23:51Laser Blaster / Laser Stripper

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzebqnevDdk


24:36 Robotic stripping with Dry Ice

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrHchu1tNyc


25:40 Sublimation - When anything solid turns into a gas without first becoming liquid


27:00 Making Dry Ice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX4bqVNyKOE

   

27:45 Cleaning Intake (Aluminum)

    Corrosion??

    Correct pressure for media blaster (double check it)

    Heat in oven (check with the Wife you will live longer)


32:02 Re route for train cooking


33:50 Other Engine parts

    Crankshaft   

    Heads

EVERYTHING


35:44 Carb cleaning

    Do not clean like any other part (Very different)

    Carb kits specific to the make and model


39:50 Closing puns

 

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