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Cylinder Head Shop Magic Outwits The Sorcerer

Sounding like a scene out of a future ‘Harry Potter goes Fast and Furious’ movie, the Cylinder Head Shop’s motor magic recently outwitted a Sorcerer … ‘The Sorcerer’, in the case, being the nickname of one of the world’s most legendary cylinder head tuners, and Knight of the Legion of Honour, Amédée Gordini of the Le Mans winning Renault Gordinis …

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IMPORTANT: Please Note ‘WE HAVE MOVED’ Back To Lincolnshire.
THE (Original) Cylinder Head Shop.
Tel/Fax: 00 44 (0)1507 357194
Mobile: 00 44 (0)7810 273600.

Please do NOT read something on this website & presume the information herein is the only option available, Presumption is the creator of misunderstandings, Do Not Presume !
My Terms & Conditions are very simple, I will supply a quote & if agreed a Priced work schedule & ‘Expected’ time frame will follow, Once work is completed you pay the agreed cost, by Cheque, Bank Transfer or good old fashioned cash. I will not do a ‘Make Do Job’, so please don’t ask. I pride myself in what I do & quite often do extra work without charge, There are only a few of us left who are working the Old School way & we are all as old as the parts we are working on, trying to keep them on the road & in 90% of the case, improving them beyond their new status.
Not To Be Confused with others in USA & around the world who are using my name. I established the Cylinder Head Shop in Broadway Court, Wimbledon, London, SW19. in 1993.

Triumph Twin Head Repair

A recent article about the repair of a classic Triumph Twin cylinder head, here.
Triumph 8 stud heads have always had a reputation for cracking due to their method of production. The heads had cone shaped cast in seats which meant they did not fall out but that they caused this cracking.
The Cylinder Head Shop has worked to develop a fix …

Tuning for Speed

Philip Edward Irving OBE, C.Eng., M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E., (1903–1992) was an Australian engineer and author, most famous for the classic engine performance guide, ‘Tuning for Speed’.
Tuning for Speed should be on the top 10 list of just about everyone’s motorcycle classic book list and has been called “one of the best books ever written on the improvement of motorcycle engines”. …

Serdi Race Shops

High Performance Engineers Using Serdi Equipment
Vance & Hines – California, USA
Carl’s Speed Shop – California, USA
Renault Sport – France
Alpina Tuning – Germany
Amg Motorenbau – Germany
Bmw Motorsport – Germany
Alfa Romeo Corse – Italy
Cagiva – Italy
Ducati – Italy

Rolling Roads in the UK

Carb Settings and rolling roads, how to set your head up properly.
After having your head re-worked to high quality, close tolerances, setting up your head requires expert help re-jetting the carbs. This will add to its performance, clean running, emissions level and longevity. Injection systems also require re-calibration, but this is not quite as critical.

We recommend that you use a …

Serdi 100

CHS Seat Cutting on Formula One Standard Equipment. The Serdi Systems were the first valve seat cutting equipment capable of producing the degree of valve seat accuracy required in today’s formula one racing engines and is widely used by a number of racing teams and leading manufacturers.
Although now superseded by the Serdi 5 & 7, the Serdi 100 remains the …

Nucleus Street Elite Valves & Guides

Cylinder Head Shop Nucleus Street Elite Valves and Guides are design specifically for today’s high performance sport motorcycles. The Nucleus Sports Elite stainless steel valves are the best available stainless steel valves on the market, designed with the benefit of 25 years experience of working on virtually all models, of all makes of motorcycle and with all other aftermarket manufacturer’s …

Expert Vapour Blasting

The Cylinder Head Shop offers a top quality vapour/aqua bead blasting service using market leading abrasive developments. These produce a better than new, concours finish, to aluminium components.
We use a Komet cabinet unit but that is not where the magic lies. Having had more than 25 years in the business, we have …