Dave's Engine Machine - Machine work and performance machining for Motorcycles, ATV's, Snowmobile's and Jet Ski's


Welcome to Dave's Engine & Machine.

Are you looking for a machine shop in the Akron, Canton and Cleveland area that can handle Engine Machine Work for Motorcycles, ATVs, Jet Skis and Snowmobiles?

At Dave's Engine & Machine we have the tools and expertise to properly machine 2 stroke and 4 stroke Motorcycle, ATV, Jetski and Snowmobile engines to restore them to OEM specifications. We provide services such as Bore & Hone, Cylinder Sleeves, Valve Jobs, Bead Blasting, Port & Polish, Resurfacing, Bolt extraction, Thread repair and Custom Machining via Lathe and Bridgeport Mill.

We also provide local pickup and delivery.

Cylinder Bore and Hone Service

Dave's Engine and Machine has been specializing in cylinder machining for Over 14 years. We machine cylinders for Dirt Bikes, Street Bikes, ATVs, Snowmobiles, and Personal Watercraft. We can repair even the most heavily damaged cylinders by oversized boring or by fitting the cylinder with a sleeve.

The Modern engine requires round and straight cylinders with the proper cylinder wall finish so that the rings don't wear too fast or carry too much oil. When Boring and Honing 2 stroke Cylinders you must be aware of details like chamfering the port edges as well as clearance for the power valve.

Cylinder Honing is a machine shop process that takes place after boring in which the cylinders are finish sized and finely polished to a precise size, bore geometry and ring seal finish.

Why buy a new cylinder when you can save money by repairing it? Let Dave's Engine & Machine repair your cylinder. We are just a phone call away.

3 Angle Valve Jobs

Have you noticed smoke coming from the exhaust at startup and or a drop in power? Then you most likely need a 3 angle valve job.

At Dave's Engine and Machine we take pride in our 3 angle valve jobs in the Akron area and we have the equipment in our machine shop to do the job correctly.

Our performance Valve Jobs include Bead Blasting, Surfacing as well as Porting and Polishing to increase flow and performance.

Quality is our prime concern and is part of our corporate philosophy. We manage quality of our machine work with up front communication and are continuously engaged in technology to improve techniques and the end machining result.

There are several advantages to having Dave's Machine perform Cylinder Head Work: Restore Horse Power due to Leaky Valves, Loose Guides and Weak Valve Springs. Reduce Smoking due to Bad Valve Seals and Loose Guides. Better Fuel Economy by restoring the proper sealing functions of the Valve Train.

Cylinder Sleeves

Is your cylinder Nikasil plated? No problem, Nikasil cylinders can be sleeved which then makes them borable. All cylinders can be sleeved, or in the case of a steel or iron sleeved cylinder, re-sleeved using a hardened moly-alloy steel sleeve.

Want more power? Many cylinders can be modified to take advantage of a big bore kit for added horsepower and torque.

When it comes to Sleeving Cylinders, Dave's Engine and Machine has Experience you can count on. We have been providing machine work for the Akron, Cleveland and Medina areas since 1997. We are a small machine shop that takes pride in our cylinder sleeving services. We built our client base simply by putting the attention to detail in every cylinder we touch.

If you are looking for the best value in rebuilding your top end, you've come to the right place. Cylinder sleeving provides value for your dollar and saves what may otherwise be a junk cylinder.

With the cost of everything on the rise these days, installing a Sleeve is a great solution! Why buy a new cylinder when you can save money by repairing it? Let Dave's Engine & Machine repair your cylinder to like new condition. We are just a phone call away.

Thread Repair

Our Thread Repair Service is available to fix damaged, worn, stripped or distorted threads. We use various methods of thread repair to accommodate the materials and situation at hand to ensure a complete, quality, and durable thread.

Suggested Applications: Intake manifold fastener threads, timing chain cover bolt threads, valve cover bolt threads, water pump bolt threads.

Local Pickup and Delivery

At Dave's Engine and Machine we offer Pickup and Delivery Service for our Local Accounts in the Akron, Medina, Cleveland, and Canton Ohio areas. Please call to verify your specific location.

We understand the busy schedule of our partners in business and those making repairs at home.

There never seems enough time to get things done let alone setting aside time for delivery and pickup up of your cylinders, heads, crankshafts, etcetera for machine work.

Simply call us at: (330) 714-4951

For more information on the services we provide take a look at our Machine Shop Services Page. Please have a look around our Website and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding machine work services or pricing.

If you would like more information regarding Motorcycle, ATV, Jetski and Snowmobile engine machine work services we will be happy to answer your questions and prepare an estimate for the services you require.