Price list - Machining

Engine dyno testing - Superflow 901

Dynamometer test engine - includes all the time spent in setup, fuel lines, manifold changes, etc.

 

All supplies such as gasoline, oil, filters, plugs, etc. are extra

After testing, dyno chart prints are free.

Electronic online charts with datalog 27

Engine dyno testing - Daily rate
Engines with carburetor 695
Engines with electronic fuel injection 795
Engine dyno testing - break in of in house assembled engines
Engines with carburetor 395
Engines with electronic fuel injection 495
Block work
Hone up to .010" to fit pistons 4cyl 159
Hone up to .010" to fit pistons 6cyl 179
Hone up to .010" to fit pistons 8cyl 195
Hone to fit Dart or high nickel block 245
Bore and hone up to .060" 4cyl 249
Bore and hone up to .060" 6cyl 279
Bore and hone up to .060" 8cyl 309
Bore and hone .060" - .125" 4cyl 269
Bore and hone .060" - .125" 6cyl 309
Bore and hone .060" - .125" 8cyl 360
Bore and hone .250" 515
Cleanup hone 4cyl 105
Cleanup hone 6cyl 110
Cleanup hone 8cyl 110
Sonic test 110
Add to all boring and honing with torque plate 95
Bottom tap bolt holes for torque plate 45
Boil, install cam bearings and plugs (labor only) 180
Double boil, install cam bearings and plugs 255
Boil or assembly wash only 98
Install stock 4 bolt caps on 2 bolt block and line hone (big block Chev.) 575
Line bore steel caps and hone (install studs add $74.00) 695
Install and bore 4 bolt angle caps and line hone (small block Chev.) 895
Line hone main saddles (install studs and/or mismatched caps, $74.00 extra) 279
Grind block for big rods or stroker 325
Measure pistons, rods, block, crank, and determine deck height 180
Mill block surfaces (square block) ($25.00 extra over .020) 180
Mill 4 or 6 cylinder inline 149
Mill seal surface 91
O ring block (with wire, not installed) 245
Sleeve one hole (labor only) 295
Magnaflux block (must be boiled first) 105
Pressure check block (must be boiled first) 195
Repair block from cam gear wear 145
Sleeve lifter bores Big Block Chev $850.00 Small Block Chev 590
Qualify bell housing dowel pin holes 145
Install head studs 85
Hone lifter bores to size 115
Fill with hard block (labor only) 299
Set sleeves with torque plate or toe clamp 85
Crank work
Check for straightness and mike 45
Polish and boil 65
Boil only 25
Radius oil holes 65
Grind and polish 185
Drill and tap for balancer bolt 54
Magnaflux (must be boiled first) 65
Light polish and clean after balance job 44
Remove and weld shut crank access balls 55
Rod work
Disassemble, inspect tolerances, boil, reassemble (4 cyl) 119
Disassemble, inspect tolerances, boil, reassemble (6 cyl) 139
Disassemble, inspect tolerances, boil, reassemble (8 cyl) 165
Check center to center (4 cyl) 39
Check center to center (6 cyl) 43
Check center to center (8 cyl) 47
Install new bushings and hone (4 cyl) 114
Install new bushings and hone (6 cyl) 157
Install new bushings and hone (8 cyl) 169
Magnaflux rod and cap (4 cyl) 62
Magnaflux rod and cap (6 cyl) 69
Magnaflux rod and cap (8 cyl) 79
Recondition (Replace bolts, grind cap and rod) (4 cyl) 138
Recondition (Replace bolts, grind cap and rod) (6 cyl) 150
Recondition (Replace bolts, grind cap and rod) (8 cyl) 169
Economy recondition (grind cap only) (4 cyl) 69
Economy recondition (grind cap only) (6 cyl) 79
Economy recondition (grind cap only) (8 cyl) 89
Pin fit rods (4 cyl) 53
Pin fit rods (6 cyl) 69
Pin fit rods (8 cyl) 79
Head work
Disassemble and boil (4 cyl) 49
Disassemble and boil (6cyl) 55
Disassemble and boil (V6) 64
Disassemble and boil (V8) 72
Glass bead (4 cyl) 45
Glass bead (6cyl) 55
Glass bead (V6) 60
Glass bead (V8) 65
Assemble and shim springs (4 cyl) 73
Assemble and shim springs (6cyl) 99
Assemble and shim springs (V6) 104
Assemble and shim springs (V8) 130
Cut three angle valve seats (4 cyl) 119
Cut three angle valve seats (6cyl) 140
Cut three angle valve seats (V6) 140
Cut three angle valve seats (V8) 170
Glass bead and reface valves, polish stems (4 cyl) 54
Glass bead and reface valves, polish stems (6cyl) 64
Glass bead and reface valves, polish stems (V6) 64
Glass bead and reface valves, polish stems (V8) 82
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (2 valves) (4 cyl) 265
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (2 valves) (6cyl) 310
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (2 valves) (V6) 319
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (2 valves) (V8) 399
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (4 valves) (4 cyl) 464
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (4 valves) (6cyl) 543
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (4 valves) (V6) 558
Blueprint valve job includes all of above, (4 valves) (V8) 698
Balancing
Piston rod and crank assembly (V8) 319
External type (pistons, rods, crank, flywheel, and balancer) 425
Flywheel with crank assembly (separately $59.00) 49
Harmonic balancer with crank assembly 47
Clutch, must be done with flywheel or flywheel and crank assembly 49
Mallory metal piece installed horizontally (each) min.165 125
4 cylinder (pistons, rods, crank) 219
6 cylinder (pistons, rods, crank) 249
V6 (pistons, rods, crank) 305
V6 external type (pistons, rods, crank, flywheel, and balancer) 399
V8 or V6 crank only 199
V8 or V6 crank, external type (with flywheel and balancer) 310
6 cylinder inline crank only 159
4 cylinder crank only 148
8 pistons and rods 125
6 pistons and rods 114
4 pistons and rods 104
Rods, each 25
Pistons, each 25
Extra charge for strokers and cranks with cut counterweights 99
Extra charge for drilling over 100 grams 49
Piston work
Notch wedge type (left and right equal) (8 cyl) 169
Notch wedge type (left and right different) (4 cyl) 159
Notch angle valve or hemi type (4 cyl) 159
Notch angle valve or hemi type (6 cyl) 169
Notch angle valve or hemi type (8 cyl) 199
Pin fit pistons (4 cyl) 53
Pin fit pistons (6 cyl) 69
Pin fit pistons (8 cyl) 88
Glass bead, hone, polish pins (4 cyl) 58
Glass bead, hone, polish pins (6 cyl) 79
Glass bead, hone, polish pins (8 cyl) 96
CC dome (each piston) (8 cyl) 95
Machine dome (flat cut) (4 cyl) 96
Machine dome (flat cut) (6 cyl) 104
Machine dome (flat cut) (8 cyl) 109
Cut top land 2 degrees (4 cyl) 52
Cut top land 2 degrees (6 cyl) 61
Cut top land 2 degrees (8 cyl) 69
Cut ring grooves (4 cyl) 149
Cut ring grooves (6 cyl) 159
Cut ring grooves (8 cyl) 189
Sand and round off piston domes (4 cyl) 92
Sand and round off piston domes (6 cyl) 123
Sand and round off piston domes (8 cyl) 159
General
File fit rings (non assembly) 95
Remove and replace LS reluctor 45
Install LS rocker trunion kit (labor only) 95
Assemble short block (no oil pan or timing cover) 625
Assemble pan, pump, timing cover 115
Assemble Stock long block engine: heads, pan, oil pump, rockers, intake manifold 995
Assemble Race long block engine: heads, pan, oil pump, rockers, intake manifold 1495
Check piston to head clearance 88
Check piston to valve clearance 95
Check bearing clearance (non assembly) 195
Degree camshaft 95
Compute compression 99
Disassemble and inspect short block 145
Disassemble and inspect complete engine 295
Drill bearings (set of 8) 65
Thread repair inserts i.e., heli-coil (Each) (minimum 35) 25
Mill seal surface on most manifolds 90
Mill intake surface on most manifolds 140
Weld oil pump pickup (disassembly and cleaning extra) 35
Disassemble, clean, check, and assemble oil pump 35
Test assemble engine for cam degree, P-V check, etc. 150
Glass bead intake manifold (disassemble heat shield $15.00 extra) 49
Remove and replace flywheel ring gear 48
Reface flat flywheel (remove & replace dowel pins - extra) 65
Reface stepped flywheel 79
Reface HD truck flywheel 125
Glass bead timing cover 30
Hone damper for correct press fit 45
Run Cam Doctor camshaft report 59
Boil parts ie: Oil pan, pair of valve covers, rocker arms. 20
Boil parts ie: Timing cover, pushrods, head bolts. 15
Boil parts ie: Connecting rods 25
Boil parts ie: Intake manifold 30
Storage
Bare block 40
Small bin 30
Large bin 40
Crankshaft bin 25
Short block 50
Heads single / pair 50
Intake manifold 30
Complete engine 100
Interest on balance due 4% per month  
Terms and conditions

We accept cash, Visa, Discover, Mastercard, and certified checks only. All jobs left after 30 days will be
charged storage plus interest on balance due. After 90 days, we reserve the right to sell all engines and parts.

Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include disassemble or
cleaning, and are for labor only. All parts such as guides, bushings, etc. are extra.
Due to their intended use, there is no guarantee or warranty on any engine.

CONTACT

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Merkel Racing Engines, 1720 Express Drive South, Hauppauge, NY 11788

(631) 234-2600

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