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Jim Dean takes HSCC 70s Road Sport Championship

Jim Dean has taken Overall 1st and 1st in Class of the HSCC 70s Road Sport Championship. Driving his Lotus Europa with a CBR Lotus Twin Cam engine to victory in many of the races. Congratulations Jim!

Max Bartell 2015 Classic F3 Champion

In the HSCC Classic F3 Championship Congratulations goes to Max Bartell for winning the Championship in his Chevron B34 with a CBR Toyotal Novamotor. Well Done Max!

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Engine Building

Here at Craig Beck Racing our Engine workshop ensures the right environment to build cracking engines. Craig Beck is a specialist engine builder, building Lotus Twin cams, Ford BDA/BDG, Ford X-flow, Toyota Novamotor and BMW M10 engines.

Craig Beck racing undertakes the following work in the Engine workshop.

Engine Rebuilds

This service is offered whenever the customer feels it is required, after a season of racing or after a specified mileage.

Engine Check over

An engine check over take place as the customers request in this we would perform a compression test and leak down test. When theses have taken place then the next steps (if any) would be discussed with the customer. This can take place in the car or with just the engine.

New Complete Engines

With new engines builds we are able to build our specialist engines to your specification, weather that be road, rally or race.

Idea of how we work

Starting with the machining of the block which includes the following processes

  • Chemical Cleaning
  • Line Boring
  • Cylinder Boring
  • Honing
  • Surface Grinding

Replacement parts used

  • Main Bearings
  • Big End Bearings
  • Small End Bushes
  • Timing Gear Set
  • Timing Chain
  • Pistons
  • Ring Set
  • Big Ends Bolts
  • Chain Tensioner
  • Complete gasket set

The parts replaced in the cylinder head include

  • Stainless Steel Valves
  • Steel Followers
  • Competition Springs
  • Bronze Guides
  • Head Studs

Many of these processes are only carried out if the engine requires it.

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Ford BDA/BDG Engine

Ford BDA/BDG Engine

This wonderfully versatile engine replaced the Lotus Twin Cam in the Ford RS models after making it's debut in the Mk1 Escort in 1970.

Pre Crossflow & Crossflow

The original Overhead valve Kent engine appeared in 1959 with a capacity of 996.95cc developing 39 bhp at 5000 rpm

Lotus Twin Cam Engine

Lotus Twin Cam Engine

This 1600 engine was developed for the Lotus Elan in 1962 then found it's way into many more race specials including the legendary Lotus Cortina

BMW M10 Engine

BMW M10 Engine

When noted engineer and race driver Alex von Falkenhausen was asked to design a small displacement (1.3l) engine for BMW, he ignored the directive and developed a 1498cc engine that could be expanded to 2.0l.

Toyota Novamotor

Toyota Novamotor

The Toyota Novamotors came about when the Italian company Nova Corporation produced a 2.0 litre engine based on the original Toyota engine 2T-G. This was used in the majority of the Formula 3 cars across the champions for many years.