1965 Ford Galaxie 500 5.8L 352 V8 long block engine rebuild.
This Ford 352 beast of a motor came into our Los Angeles machine shop for some needed TLC work.
On the agenda: Hot tank, Thorough inspection, Bore and Hone the block, Valve Job, Grind Crank and Cam, Engine Rebuild Kit, Clean, Paint and Assemble. Any broken or missing parts are replaced.
Check out the progress shots.
After the bore and hone, we send it to another hot tank, then it’s ready for a protective coat of paint to seal out any debris. Later we add the color coat.
Ford 352 Engine
Ford 352 Valve Job
Cylinder heads received a Valve Job to breathe new life into them. What did we do?
First we hot tanked them and inspected them, magnufluxed checking for cracks. None found. We checked all the valves, looking to see if any need to be replaced. No bends, so off to the grind machine. No dropped seats, we cut 3 angle seats, and lapped the valves. Installed new guides and valve stem seals. We resurfaced them and put on a coat of paint. They’re ready for assembly.
After the hot tank, we Bored the cylinders on the block. Nice cross hatch!
Honed the cylinders to a nice finish, then another hot tank and coat of paint.
Now we’re ready to start building the Short Block.
Meanwhile, the Crankshaft and Cam were reground and prepped for install.
We also decided to make the block a darker blue, so it got another coat of paint.
Ford 352 Short Block rebuild includes:
Bore & Hone, Grind Crank and Cam. Engine Rebuild Kit with New Pistons, rings, engine bearings, freeze plugs and timing set.
If you are doing your own rebuild, we carry engine rebuild parts: Full gasket set, Pistons, Rings, Bearings, Timing set, Oil pump, Valves, Lifters, and most any part in the engine. Call 818 767-6603 or email with questions.
Ford 352 Engine Rebuild
Ok, the heads and the block are both ready. Time to build the Long Block!
All parts assembled, and extra gaskets and parts put together for the customer to finish the install.
Let’s recap what we did: Teardown, Inspection, Hot tank, Clean and Magnuflux for cracks.
Machine Service- Bore and Hone engine block, Grind crank and cam, Valve job on cylinder heads.
Engine Rebuild Kit with New pistons, rings, engine bearings, full gasket set, freeze plugs, oil pump, and timing set.
Completed Long Block engine rebuild on 65 Ford Galaxie 500 5.8L 352 V8.
Remanufactured Ford 352 5.8L V8 Long Block Engine.
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