Balancing

Engine balancing, lighting and knife edging

Engine balancing is an integral part of any well-built engine, whether it’s for racing or road use. Basset Down Balancing, with over 40 years of combined experience to fall back on, is in the unique position to have balanced almost every type of engine.

A well-balanced engine will improve performance, and efficiency increasing your engines full potential. We can also lighten your crankshaft and flywheel as well as balancing your engine. Giving you the best possible situation with your rotating assembly.

Lightening & Knife Edging
Knife Edging a crankshaft will help with lightening the bottom end of any engine but, it will also improve the windage while running.
The crankshaft will be able to cut through the oil much smoother thus improving overall power delivery from the engine.


Services we can provide:

• Car and bike engines 1 to 16 cylinders
• Industrial rotors and component balancing
• Lighting of crankshafts and flywheels
• Knife edging
• Engine building
• Dyno testing
• Cylinder head reconditioning
• Prop shaft balancing
• In block balancing service

Examples of balancing that can be done:

• Aston martin V8 vantage
• Ferrari V8 and V12
• Electric hybrid rotor balancing
• Vauxhall XE
• Ford based Kent engines
• Flat 4 beetle engines
• Ford and Chevy small block V8’s
• All 4-cylinder shell bearings crankshafts
• Triumph T120 and T140
• Triumph tridents
• Vincent black shadow lighten and balance
• Suzuki SV650
• Ducati single and twin

Please click on a link below for more detailed information.

Car Engine Balancing:

Piston Logo 1 Cylinder Piston Logo 5 Cylinders
Piston Logo 2 Cylinders Piston Logo 6 Cylinders
Piston Logo 3 Cylinders Piston Logo 8 Cylinders
Piston Logo 4 Cylinders Piston Logo 12 Cylinders

Motorcycle Engine Balancing:

Piston Logo 1 Cylinder Piston Logo 3 Cylinders
Piston Logo 2 Cylinders Piston Logo 4 Cylinders