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Scholar Engines were formed in 1968 to produce modified performance road, race, rally and various competition engines. During this time we have gained an enviable record for producing highly competitive cost effective engines.

Our Services

Our range of services and machining facilities include:

  • Up to 48″ crankshaft grinder
  • Electronic fuel injector testing and cleaning
  • Vertical and horizontal honing
  • Ultrasonic thickness gauge
  • Main bearing line honing
  • Power stroking vertical and horizontal honing
  • Dynamic balancing
  • Cylinder head assembly
  • Cylinder head guide insertion
  • Connecting rod alignment
  • Centronic valve seat cutting
  • Repco valve spring testing
  • Magnetic particle crack detection
  • Cylinder boring machine
  • Bead blasting
  • Avery hardness testing
  • Computerised camshaft profile checking
  • Valve refacing
  • Computerised airflow test bench
  • Cylinder head and block pressure tester
  • Eddy current dynamometer with TAT data logging
  • Full MIG & TIG welding
  • Hydraulic dynamometer
  • Surface measuring equipment

About Us

Scholar engines were formed in September 1968 to produce modified performance road, race, rally and various competition engines. During this period of time we have gained an enviable record for producing highly competitive cost effective engines.

Our most outstanding achievements have been in ultra competitive “Formula Ford” racing class, both in the Kent engine and latterly Zetec engine categories, and with the introduction of the all-new Ford Duratec, we are now fast becoming Duratec specialists. Many of the worlds leading racing drivers have used the services of Scholar during the early part of their careers. In 2002 five Formula One Grand Prix drivers were past customers of Scholar Engines

Now situated in Mendlesham, Suffolk, the 6000 sq. ft. factory is comprehensively equipped to carry out a vast range of in-house machining and testing operations. This includes cylinder boring and honing under operating conditions, computerized camshaft, airflow and dynamometer testing. Our ten-strong workforce has over one hundred and fifty years combined experience of working with performance and racing engines.

At present they are deeply involved in developing Rover K-series, Ford Zetec, Duratec and Vauxhall 850 engines for competition and track day use.

Contact Us

Our location:

We are located just off the A140 approximately 7 miles from the A14 in Suffolk.

Blue House Lane
Mendlesham
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 5NH

Our office hours:

Monday—Friday: 8:30AM–5:00PM
Saturday: By Appointment Only
Sunday: Closed

Contact us by phone

Telephone: 01449 767711

Contact us by email

Email:  sales@scholarengines.com