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 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
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.
1930’s Crossley Engine. Originally built by Coventry Climax. To say this is a historically important engine is a bit of an understatement given the Crossley connections!
Nissan RB26 as fitted to Skyline R32 – a classic piece of Japanese tech, rebuilt with uprated forged rods, pistons, cams and customers choice of paint finishes which are stunning! Looking forward to seeing this one in action.
A-Series Mini Turbo!! 1.3Ltr High-specification build featuring a Saab turbo. Fuelling setup and running-in on our engine dyno. Ready for setup in the car!
We are located just off the A140 approximately 7 miles from the A14 in Suffolk.
Blue House Lane
Our office hours:
Saturday: By Appointment Only
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Telephone: 01449 767711
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