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Its an old list, so some might be long gone but...

Which one is the best to help me with my re-build?

Dave's Engine Machining
37530 Enterprise Ct.
Newark, CA 94560
510.797.9536

Stirtz Machine
2041 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
510.536.2772

Jack's Engine Supply
469 4th St
Oakland, CA 94607
510.465.5690

Bayshore Engines
Nick Rescino
301 Barneveld Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.647.9575

Reggie Jackson High Performance
John Gianoli
1137 San Mateo Ave.
San Bruno, CA. 94066
650.873.7492
http://www.reggiejacksonhp.com

Machine Shop Service, Inc.
Al Leist
1007 Howard Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
650.342.1966

Gromm Racing Heads & Balancing
664 Stockton Ave # J
San Jose, CA 95126
408.287.1301

Top of the Hill Performance/
Techcraft Machine
Ted Yamashiro
410B Longfellow Ct
Livermore, CA 94550
925.449.3330
http://www.topofthehillpc.com

T.O.E Performance Products
Tony Oddo Sr. & Jr.
211 Driftwood Drive
Suisun City, CA 94585
707.425.2996
http://toeperf.com
 

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havent used any of these shops......

Dave's has a pretty good rep, he's all over the NORCAL1320 board, if its the same guy.

Bayshore has had a lot of fast stuff come out of there, plenty of local sub 10 guys use them.

Reggie's isnt around anymore, John Gianloi's dad is supposedly @ Gotelli's now, might wanna go there ask. John Gianoli did build the motor that was in my 406, it sat for 15 yrs till i got a hold of it. and really cant believe it took the beaten i gave it, considering it was sittin a long time.

Al Leist, havent heard too many good stories from that shop. it may be different these days, but i wouldnt take the chance.

all the other shops, never heard of them or know anyone that has used them. i got my turbo motor rebuilt @ Motor Machine, but there're in Sac. hope this helps..... good luck w/ the build..

LIL JOHN
 

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Its an old list, so some might be long gone but...

Which one is the best to help me with my re-build?

Dave's Engine Machining
37530 Enterprise Ct.
Newark, CA 94560
510.797.9536

Stirtz Machine
2041 International Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
510.536.2772

Jack's Engine Supply
469 4th St
Oakland, CA 94607
510.465.5690

Bayshore Engines
Nick Rescino
301 Barneveld Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
415.647.9575

Reggie Jackson High Performance
John Gianoli
1137 San Mateo Ave.
San Bruno, CA. 94066
650.873.7492
http://www.reggiejacksonhp.com

Machine Shop Service, Inc.
Al Leist
1007 Howard Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
650.342.1966

Gromm Racing Heads & Balancing
664 Stockton Ave # J
San Jose, CA 95126
408.287.1301

Top of the Hill Performance/
Techcraft Machine
Ted Yamashiro
410B Longfellow Ct
Livermore, CA 94550
925.449.3330
http://www.topofthehillpc.com

T.O.E Performance Products
Tony Oddo Sr. & Jr.
211 Driftwood Drive
Suisun City, CA 94585
707.425.2996
http://toeperf.com
Daves does excelent work and has a great reputation but is pricey. I know Frank Marciel who runs Top of the Hill performance machine shop and he is a no bs top of the line guy but again a little pricey! Both of these places will give ya what you pay for without any problems!!
 
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2 of the BEST shops in the Bay.

S & S Automotive
14127 Washington Ave
San Leandro, CA 94578-3324
(510) 357-9041


Al Hubbard Machine Shop
21030 Meekland Ave
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 537-1885
 

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I was told that my 350 in my 63 was built by John Gianoli as well.



This is the type of info I'd like for the NorCal Nova yearbook. Recommendations to:
engine builders,
tire/wheel/alignment shops,
paint/body shops,
parts shops, etc.
 

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I would either have Ricky (S&S Automotive) build my race stuff, or Tom Weaver build my street stuff (Weavers Auto & Marine, 3555 First Street, Livermore, 925-606-9826)...after all Ricky used to build Tom's Top Alcohol boat engines.
 

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One of my friends is one of the Machinist at Tech Craft in Livermore. He worked at Dima Elgens in Redwood City, before Dima sold the shop.

He has been building High Performance Engines for twentyfive years.

Bryan
 

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I'm bias because I've known Dave and his daughter angie from Dave's Engine Machine for 20 years. I work there on and off and they do all my machining and allow me to use the assembly room when I need to. Dave and Angie are no nonsense people who give you the straight honest truth when it comes to your engine. They know what works and what doesn't And they also have good relationships with S&S and Al Hubbard and others in the business.

Dave does all the machining IN HOUSE and also has an engine dyno. Angie does all cylinder head work and has a flow bench and her head porting skills are second to none! The quality of work is excellent and they pay attention to detail.
 

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I was told that my 350 in my 63 was built by John Gianoli as well.



This is the type of info I'd like for the NorCal Nova yearbook. Recommendations to:
engine builders,
tire/wheel/alignment shops,
paint/body shops,
parts shops, etc.
Ok I'll start...
Engine builder/machine shop: Dave's Engine in Newark.
Tire shop: 5 points tire in RWC
Calderon' tire on Alum Rock in SJ
Alignment shop: Custom Alignment in Mtn. View
Paint/Body: Conners Body Shop in SJ
Parts Houses: Kohlwise in RWC
Gotelli's in SSF
Vic Hubbard in Hayward
Trans shops: Golden Gate trans in Pleasanton
Lee Myles Trans in Oakland
Ron Gates in Sunnyvale
Exhaust and Fab work: Enterprise Motorsports in Newark
Rear ends: Enterprise Motorsports
 

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I'm bias because I've known Dave and his daughter angie from Dave's Engine Machine for 20 years. I work there on and off and they do all my machining and allow me to use the assembly room when I need to. Dave and Angie are no nonsense people who give you the straight honest truth when it comes to your engine. They know what works and what doesn't And they also have good relationships with S&S and Al Hubbard and others in the business.

Dave does all the machining IN HOUSE and also has an engine dyno. Angie does all cylinder head work and has a flow bench and her head porting skills are second to none! The quality of work is excellent and they pay attention to detail.
I can vouch for all that Mikey said because we were just there this afternoon slapping my short block together. Should be on the dyne next week if all goes smooth.

Thanks for your help and advice Mikey. and I give :thumbsup: to Dave and Angie.

Also Angie's husband Mike of Enterprise Motorsports is the man who built my rollcage.
 

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I would either have Ricky (S&S Automotive) build my race stuff, or Tom Weaver build my street stuff (Weavers Auto & Marine, 3555 First Street, Livermore, 925-606-9826)...after all Ricky used to build Tom's Top Alcohol boat engines.
Tom closed down his shop a few years ago! He is now working for a guy by the name of Dave but I can't remember his last name.
 

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2 of the BEST shops in the Bay.

S & S Automotive
14127 Washington Ave
San Leandro, CA 94578-3324
(510) 357-9041


Al Hubbard Machine Shop
21030 Meekland Ave
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 537-1885
2XX Completely agree...

Nothing but good things to say about S&S .. Rickey ... his bothers.. have taken good care of my stuff. They did my short block in both my 383's.

Over the years I have heard nothing but good things about Angie and the porting work.
 

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Hmmm...I spoke to him at the end of summer last year. He had just got rid of his capsule boat. I'll have to give him a call.
It all happend about the same time that the economy was sinking and the house payment on his house was going up. He closed business and walked from the big ol' house he bought and went to work running the shop for this Dave guy.
 

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eddie would that Dave guy be Dave Haver from South San Fran? Haver was partners with Nick Resino at Bayshore engines. He's out on his own now. For a while he was tuning and building the engines in Montey Berney's '55.
 

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I can vouch for all that Mikey said because we were just there this afternoon slapping my short block together. Should be on the dyne next week if all goes smooth.

Thanks for your help and advice Mikey. and I give :thumbsup: to Dave and Angie.

Also Angie's husband Mike of Enterprise Motorsports is the man who built my rollcage.
No problemo ryan...thanks for the Pizza!!! anytime you need help just hit me up. Watching your car being finished gives me a glimmer of hope.
 

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eddie would that Dave guy be Dave Haver from South San Fran? Haver was partners with Nick Resino at Bayshore engines. He's out on his own now. For a while he was tuning and building the engines in Montey Berney's '55.
No that is def not him, this guy is into street rods and has another shop in dublin doing auto electric work.
 
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