Many of the vehicles used in the Philippines are getting on in years. Not all of them were new vehicles from the beginning, quite a few were imported a few years ago as so-called 'chop-chop' vehicles, as scrap and then finely and neatly welded back together in workshops. The Starex of the Hiyundai car brand are particularly worthy of mention here. Others are assembled from a wide variety of used car parts and put on the market as multicabs.
Often an engine or gearbox gives up. These are not scrapped in the Philippines, but most of these parts are overhauled and made ready for use again.
This is where the Philippine 'Machine Shops' come into play.
I visited one of these machine shops in Barangay Gusa, in the city of Cagayan de Oro, and photographed and filmed the owners and workers at work.
Here the boss himself is working on a crankshaft and explains to me what he is doing. I ask him what the white liquid is that looks like milk. It is a cooling liquid.
Work is being done on almost all the existing machines and new orders are coming in all the time.
Most of the machines are new and imported from Taiwan or China.
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KEL & COURT Machine Shop in Gusa, Cagayan de Oro City offers Engine Reconditioning at its Center at the National Highway in Barangay Gusa, Cagayan de Oro City
You may contact Rey Taneca or Jun Pangca under
0906 330 1843
0905 731 5423
SERVICES OFFERED: • Machining Job Fabrication • Cylinder Block Sleeving • Cylinder Head Valve Set Ring Insert • Rebbating of Main Conrod BRG • Reboring Block Align Boring • Reseat Refacing of Engine Valve • Flywheel Brake Drum Refacing
KEL & COURT your specialist for Multicab Sleeving Regrinding & Cylinder Head Recondition
I made a video about the hustle and bustle in this machine shop and it can be watched on the video channel PHILIPPINE MAGAZINE.
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