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Garage Wire visits Ivor Searle

The editor of online automotive aftermarket website, Garage Wire, visited Ivor Searle during 2019 for an insight into the company's remanufacturing process. 

Remanufacturing an engine, gearbox, cylinder head or turbo back to OEM standard is a complex process that requires significant investment in skills and capital equipment, technical expertise and rigorous inspection procedures.
 
As a result, all Ivor Searle remanufactured engines are built to exceed the BS AU257:2002 Code of Practice. A remanufactured major unit has been returned to the manufacturer’s specification to provide levels of performance and reliability at least equivalent to the original.
 
The standard fully details how petrol and diesel engines and components should be inspected and checked against OEM tolerances.  BS AU257:2002 also dictates that key components, including piston assemblies, big and small end bearings, as well as bushes, gaskets, seals, timing chains and drive belts are completely renewed.
 
Important additional operations, such as crack testing and machining components, are undertaken to ensure original performance is achieved with reliability.  In addition to having all key clearances and tolerances inspected during assembly.  Ivor Searle also fully tests and inspects all engines as the final stage of the remanufacturing process.
 

Ivor Searle - Engines of Excellence

The re-manufacturing process undertaken by Ivor Searle Ltd - it's what makes our engines special.

This video does not contain all Ivor Searle products

How an Ivor Searle Remanufactured Engine is built/made

At Ivor Searle Ltd we don't just recondition engines, we remanufacture engines! Are you curious to know how a remanufactured engine or cylinder head is assembled and the processes it goes through to get from a 'core' engine to the finished product? Take a tour of the Ivor Searle Factory to see the unique processes that go into building our remanufactured engines and cylinder heads. 

A Remanufactured engine should not be confused with reconditioned engine, exchange engine, rebuilt engine, repaired engine or replacement engine which are not subjected to the level of re-machining or major replacement of parts that Ivor Searle Ltd's remanufactured engines are.

All of our remanufactured products come with a 12 month unlmited mileage warranty and next day delivery (UK mainland) is available on all stocked items.