In this section I am going to cover the finishing of the engine and the custom parts that
were machined for it. I am doing these together as the parts were needed in order to finish the engine.
My husband is a Toolmaker and designs and machines things for a living. He has also been an
artist much of his life doing oil paintings, metal sculpture, a little bit of air brushing, drawings, and a bunch of other
things. He took it upon himself to design something to machine into polished aluminum valve covers that we got to clear the
He brought home several designs that he drew up in CAD and I picked out the one I wanted.
Here are pictures of the valve covers with the machined logos in them painted, you guessed it, purple.