ABOUT OUR REMANUFACTURED ENGINES
CAROLINA MACHINE ENGINES remanufactures, at our facility, HIGH QUALITY stock replacement Longblocks and Block Assemblies as pictured. They are sold on an exchange basis or can be purchased outright by paying the reasonable core charge. The core charge is refunded if and when the old engine is returned to us. Also, for the same price we can CUSTOM REBUILD your engine if you prefer or when a rebuildable core is not readily available.
These engines produce approximately the same horsepower and torque as originally manufactured. Engines not found in our price list may be available as a special order.
Each engine is completely remanufactured, "not just rebuilt" using state of the art equipment. This means that the engine is completely disassembled, cleaned, machined, and the pertinent parts and pieces are replaced regardless of their condition.
Only the highest brand quality parts are used such as: ACL, CLEVITE, CLOYES, CORTECO, DANA, DURA-BOND, DETROIT, ELGIN, FEDERAL MOGUL, FEL-PRO, HASTINGS, K-LINE, MAHLE, MANLEY, MELLING, PERFECT CIRCLE, PIONEER, SEALED POWER, SILVOLITE, STERLING, TRW, US SEAL, US TOOL AND VICTOR-REINZ.
During the remanufacturing process, the block is cleaned, inspected and completely reconditioned including cylinder boring and precision honing.
The crankshaft is reconditioned and micro polished and measured for surface smoothness with a sophisticated instrument.
The rods are reconditioned. All parts are meticulously final cleaned and carefully assembled by "ONE" highly trained experienced technician. We do not have an assemble line. One person signs his or her name to the engine.
New pistons, piston rings, bearings, gaskets, seals, and expansion plugs are installed in every engine.
The cylinder head(s) are completely remanufactured and new lifters, new timing chain/gears, and a new or reconditioned camshaft are installed. The pushrods and rockers are carefully inspected, installed and adjusted.
The now completed longblock engine is installed on a special machine and pressurized with heated "Break-in oil" and "Break-in enhancing additives". It is then "spin Tested" on this machine and checked for oil pressure, oil flow, and compression readings on all cylinders. The engine is then bagged and sealed immediately to preserve cleanliness.
A new oil pump or repair kit and the remaining gaskets are furnished for the installer to complete the engine assembly.
A written warranty is supplied with each engine. For passenger car/light truck applications, a 12 Month-12,000 Mile warranty is standard. An optional warranty of 36 Months-50,000 Miles is available. Also for these engines that are not used commercially, we offer a Five Year (60 months)-100,000 Mile optional warranty.
We ship and pick up Nationwide and pass on our volume freight savings to our valued customers.
HIGH QUALITY remanufactured engines are rare, therefore for a superior engine please call, fax or email us for more information or to place your order.
HIGH TORQUE ENGINES
CAROLINA MACHINE ENGINES produces a HIGH TORQUE version of most engines. These engines are listed in our price list along with our stock engines and will have a "T" at the end of the part number. They receive a TORQUE type camshaft sometimes called a "RV" cam. Also we perform several other operations to enhance power.
Although these engines produce more torque and horsepower, they still retain a SMOOTH IDLE and require no changes to your vehicle. They are ideal for towing and produce up to 10% more horsepower than the original engine, yet there is no change in the warranty. Note: Any camshaft other than the original OEM camshaft may be somewhat noisier that the OEM camshaft and lifters.
As a rule these engines will not affect emissions, but emissions should be verified in certain states.
If you don't see the HIGH TORQUE engine you want in our price list, please call, fax or email us for more information.
PERFORMANCE UPGRADE ENGINES
CAROLINA MACHINE ENGINES produces a PERFORMANCE UPGRADE longblock version of most engines also. These are reasonable priced alternative Performance engines based on using the customer's engine or on an exchange for a good rebuildable core of the same type engine. However, most of the time we can supply a core at a reasonable price if the customer's core is not available. They are based on a combination of our famous High Quality Remanufactured replacement engines and our highly popular "Balanced, Blueprinted, and Dyno Tested HIGH PERFORMANCE PUMP GAS crate engines. We perform many horsepower enhancing operations. This includes a performance camshaft available in SMOOTH, MILD, LOPEY, or CHOPPY IDLE versions. We raise the compression ratio when necessary and perform cylinder head modifications such as a multi angle valve job. Although the horsepower may not be guaranteed as with our Complete Balanced, Blueprinted and dyno tested Crate engines, they are often dyno developed and receive many of the same parts and procedures. These engines can be made complete for a reasonable labor charge plus parts or by using the parts from the customer's original engine. Almost any V8, six cylinder, and many four cylinder engines are candidates to be built as PERFORMANCE UPGRADE engines. These engines are listed in our price list along with our Replacement and High Torque engines and will have a "P" at the end of the part number.
NOTICE: Prices listed are subject to change without notice. Exchanged cores must be the exact same as the engine purchased and must be complete, assembled, and rebuildable. No rusty or junkyard cores. Deposits made on Performance, special, or custom jobs are non refundable after the job has begun! Performance and non routine engines can require six weeks to several months to complete depending on the engine. Please do expect definite completion ETA dates. We do not rush our engines. If you have a hard deadline, we may not be able to help you. When your job is in progress, we ask that you send us an email anytime asking for an update since we cannot routinely send emails or make phone calls. Also make sure that you have all quotes and other information in print as we do not recognize verbal claims. Horsepower figures mentioned require that the user install the recommended performance parts and accessories such as carburetor, ignition system, and exhaust system for those figures to be accurate! Performance engines WILL be noisier than OEM stock engines especially when cold. This is due to centered pin pistons, extra clearances, and faster ramp lift camshafts! This cannot be avoided. Requests for pictures or videos during the building process cannot be guaranteed! Special requests can be extra cost.