Types of Repairs
LS-8 Repaired on Site
Engine has damage on engine base and center frame.
Base repaired on site using steel fabrication and metal locks
Another engine returned to service by REYNOLDS-FRENCH repair methods
What’s New in Major Casting Repair
REYNOLDS-FRENCH “know-how” saved this block. A new cast section was used to replace the damaged bed section and, once again, an engine was put back into service through the experience and expertise of REYNOLDS-FRENCH.
LSV-16 with major damage on upper and lower frame
Two Damaged Main Bearing Saddles Removed
New Casting Installed & Locked into Place
Line Boring After New Saddles were Installed
Can you see where this unit was repaired?
Co-Gen LSVB-20 Restored on Site
LSVB-20 required the following:
- Crankshaft straightened
- Crankpin turned
- Casting Repaired
- Field machine work
- Upper and lower liner fits restored
Left hand side of engine showing damage to base and center frame.
Inside view of crankshaft damage
Crankshaft straightened, crankpin turned, counter weight landings machined and counterweight studs replaced.
Area being repaired with steel fabrication and metal locks
Job completed making this another engine returned to service by REYNOLDS-FRENCH!
Replacing Damaged Main Bearing Saddles on LSV in Hawaii
- Broken main bearing saddle removed.
- Broken main bearing saddles removed and pattern made.
- New castings premachined and shipped to site.
- Casting installed. Machine finished to OEM specs
Broken main bearing saddle removed
Base being made ready
for replacement casting
One of two new cast saddles set in place.
New saddles being line bored
Saddles in place and unit ready for reassembly
Flywheel Flanges Turned On Site
OEM specs maintained in the field by use of portable machine tools and Reynolds-French expertise.
Following are a few of our on-site machine services:
- Portable Milling of Decks & Flanges
- Line boring
- Crankpin turning
- Crankshaft Straightening
- Liner Fits Reclaimed
Flywheel flanges machined on site.
Boring upper liner fits
Crankpin turning, straightening and polishing on site
Block erosion and cylinder liner landing—repair machined and stainless steel inserts installed