Precision Machine Work & Custom Engines
We have experience in engines dating from the 1920s to slant 6 Chryslers and late-model LS and LT Chevy engines. We also perform light-duty diesel engine repair including Duramax, Cummins, and Powerstroke.
Cylinder Head Service
We adapt to new technology needed for today’s cylinder heads, including aluminum head repair. We check cast and aluminum heads before and after repair. We give new heads the smooth finish required by manufacturers.
Racing Engine Repair
We specialize in high-performance engines.
West Performance is a CNC equipped engine rebuilding facility. We are a full-service automotive machine shop with the latest machining capabilities including CNC. Our engines are built to blueprint specifications while holding performance engine tolerances and utilizing only the best components.
The crankshaft is the foundation of a long-lasting engine. Crankshafts are cleaned and then shot-peened prior to any machine work. Crankshaft journals and fillet radius are ground within the manufacturer’s specifications and micro-polished.
It is important to balance your engine when using after-market components, such as cranks, rods, or pistons.
We clean, visually inspect, and magnaflux/pressure test them before performing any machine work. Blocks are then machined accordingly by boring, decking, torque plate honing and align hone/align bore.
Connecting Rod Operations
Using our Sunnen connecting rod hone we can resize your existing rods, replace bronze wrist pin bushings and install new bolts.