In today’s video, our friends Brian and Mike from Summit Racing will take you through the entire process of installing your completed piston, piston ring, and connecting rod assemblies into your engine.

Knowing a few tips and tricks, and having the right tools makes this job much easier, they say.

From sopping the bores with ATF oil and applying assembly lube or motor oil to critical parts, to verifying the orientation of your chamfer in order to match the fillet and crank, Summit Racing’s tech experts walk us through the process of installing a short-block engine’s rotating assembly.

Brian and Mike carefully explain and demonstrate the use of torque angle to torque the connecting rod bolts (which you can learn about more in-depth here) and show you the tools they believe will help you execute the job with precision and efficiency.

Check out the video for more.