Shovelhead Engine Build
Step By Step Tutorial...
Also A Good Shovelhead Rebuilding Guide!

shovelhead engine build

New DVD! Shovelhead Engine Build (and rebuilding guide):

This new guide called Building A Shovelhead Style Engine is the best instructional DVD on motorcycle engine builds on the market. The instructor has a Master rating from Harley Davidson and was a Harley Davidson lead mechanic for several years, and now has a passion for teaching.

His style keeps you involved, and his guidance makes it all easy to understand.

What you will get is a well produced 2 DVD set that has a total run-time of 97 minutes.

By the time you get through the DVD's you will have the confidence and knowledge to help you build or rebuild a shovelhead engine. And it will always be there for you to pick up and view when and if you need guidance or a refresher on how to build or rebuild a shovelhead engine.

Shovelhead Engine Build Side Bar: A Shovelhead rebuild requires more details for the novice engine builder but this DVD set is ideal if you have some experience rebuilding because it provides a road-map for you to follow. If you want to build a Shovelhead with new parts this DVD set is your step by step guide.

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Here is a list of the main components of this shovelhead engine build:

  • Heads, Engine case, Oil pump, and Super E carburetor are from S&S

  • Flywheels are 4 1/4 stroke from Truett and Osborne

  • Pistons are 3 5/8 from Wiseco

  • Cylinders are 3 5/8 from Drag Specialties

  • Cam, Tappets, and Push Rods are from Andrews

  • Rocker Boxes and Rockers are from Drag Specialties.

Although this DVD guide is for someone building a Shovelhead engine, it's also very helpful for someone who wants a guide to rebuilding a Shovelhead motor.

Get 'Building A Shovelhead Style Engine' Now...

97 minutes - 2 DVD's
$49.95 + $4.95 U.S. shipping/handling...

International orders
$49.95 + $9.95 shipping/handling...

Just 52 cents per minute!

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Here's What's On The Shovelhead Style Engine DVD's:

Shovelhead Build
Disc A Bottom End -- Runtime 48 minutes.


Chapter 1

  • Mount Oil Pump
  • Oil Pump Outer Cover
  • Add Ring Gear On Pump
  • Install Gear Key & Circlip
  • Torque Oil Pump
  • Oil Line Fittings

Chapter 2

  • True Flywheels
  • Press Bearing Flywheel
  • Install Left Side Case On Flywheel
  • Check Clearance & Play

Chapter 3

  • Bearing Onto Pinion Shaft
  • Clean Case Halves
  • Case Adhesives

Shovelhead Engine Build Bottom End

Chapter 4

  • Lube Bearings-Mate Case
  • Start Bolting Case Together
  • Seat Bolts With Loctite
  • Washer And Nut Up
  • Torque 'Em

Chapter 5

  • Cam & Oil Pump Gears
  • Pinion Gear
  • Breather Gear And Shim
  • Cam Gear
  • Alignment Of Breather & Pinion Gears
  • Final Bottom Assembly

Chapter 6

  • Install Tappet Screen
  • Install Tappets And Blocks

Shovelhead Engine Build
Disc B Top End --
Runtime 49 minutes

Building A Shovelhead Engine

Chapter 7

  • Piston Rings
  • Fitting Rings
  • Filing Piston Rings
  • Fitting Rings To Pistons

Chapter 8

  • Clean Castings Of Rocker Boxes
  • Mock Up of Rocker Boxes
  • Final Assembly Rocker Boxes
  • Install Bolt Covers

Chapter 9

  • Set Pistons Into Cylinders
  • Hook Pistons To Rods
  • Mount Cylinders On Block

Chapter 10

  • Install Rockers To Heads
  • Torque Rocker Boxes

Shovelhead Engine Build TOP END

Chapter 11

  • Install Head Bolts
  • Bolt Down Cylinder Heads
  • Torque Cylinders & Heads
  • Chapter 12
  • Align Intake Manifold
  • Install Push Rods & Tubes
  • Adjust Push Rods
  • Set Push Rod Tubes
  • Final Will The Beast Start?
  • Sign Off

97 minutes - 2 DVD's
$49.95 + $4.95 U.S. shipping/handling...

International orders
$49.95 + $9.95 shipping/handling...

Just 52 cents per minute!

Side Bar: You can use Building A Shovelhead Style Egnine as a guide to tearing down or rebuilding an shovelhead engine. Just keep in mind that the process of rebuilding a shovelhead engine is much more involved with respect to tools and measuring than using new, unworn parts.

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