Your ability to do an exceptional job, can sometimes be hampered by the quality of the tools you have available. This is true in most endeavors you undertake, including the assembly of a performance street or racing engine. I’m a real fan of high quality tools. I have a lot of them, and today I’d like to share with you some of the ones I use for every build.
These won’t be listed in any specific order, although I will comment on the ones that I consider to be absolutely necessary. Whenever possible, I’ll also list a lower cost alternative, as well as an explanation of why one is better than another.
The purpose of this article is to provide a comprehensive list of the tools necessary to inspect and assemble a quality high performance engine. Detailed instructions on the methods for proper use will be the subject of several future articles. Let’s get started …..