Engine Rebuilds and Reconditioning

SP Automotive Engineering can freshen, repair and rebuild your engine for a variety of applications. We know and understand how important your pride and joy is to you, therefore we treat every job as if it was our own! With over 60 years combined experience, we know what it takes to meet your engine service needs!

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60 Years Combined Experience

Absolutely Everything Engine Related Under One Roof

Quality Workmanship


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About us

Scott & Phil Trappett have a combined 56 years experience in the engine machining and building industry. SP Automotive can take care of your repairs, full builds or just general component machining for trade and DIY customers. We are happy to take a look at your job and give a competitive estimate on cost and time frame to complete the work. We are able to take care of your engine related needs! Take a look at our services page to gain an idea of all the machining work that we can do and it all happens under one roof!

The Team

The owner of SP Automotive Engineering Scott Trappett is a hard working machinist who maintains the highest levels of quality control when undertaking all work. Scott is the crank grinding specialist, catering for crankshafts for all applications including large cummins cranks. Together with a high level of workmanship also comes the customer service of happily attempting to repair the worst of damages on your engines major components. When other shops will tell you to throw it all away and start again, we understand the financial and emotional investment you have in your pride and joy and therefore are more than happy to do our best to resurrect your components. SP Automotive Engineering has extensive experience for upgrading to 4 bolt mains, block clearancing and many other performance alterations to meet your needs. We can also offer advice on the best way to go about building an engine regarding brands and parts combinations. We are able to supply all the required parts for your build as required or happily offer you the task of hunting around online for your parts. Scott & the team understand the importance of good customer service and work diligently to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

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Complete Engine Builds or Rebuilds

  • 3,4,6,8 Cylinder Engines
  • Small & Big Block Engines for Street & Race Cars
  • 410 & 360 Sprintcar Engines
  • Other Speedway Engines for Sedans, Modified’s and Wingless Sprints.
  • Drag & Burnout Car Engine
  • Diesel Engines
  • Marine & Powerboat Engines
  • Rare & Unique Car Engines

Tune & Dyno Services

  • Engine Dyno
  • Chassis Dyno
  • Engine Tuning
  • Engine Diagnostics – Mechanical & Electronic

Crank Services

  • Crank Grinding
  • Linishing
  • Balancing
  • Journal Repairs
  • Straightening
  • Snout Repairs
  • Keyway Repairs
  • Restroking
  • Crack Testing

Block Services

  • Bore
  • Hone
  • Deck
  • Resleeve
  • Line bore (main & cam tunnels)
  • Repairs
  • Welding (Aluminium blocks)
  • Cleaning & Paint Stripping
  • Corrosion Removal

Machining & Workshop Services

  • Flywheel Surface Grinding
  • Lathe Turning
  • Pressing
  • Mig & Tig Welding (Steel & Aluminium)
  • Acid Bath for Steel Blocks & Components
  • Engine Parts Cleaning
  • Component Blasting
  • Milling
  • Engine Install & Removal

Cylinder Head Services

  • Surface Grind
  • Pressure Test
  • Vacuum Test
  • Valve Facing
  • Seat Cutting
  • Guide Honing & Replacement
  • Welding & Chamber Repairs
  • Spring Testing & Replacement
  • Set Tappets
  • Set Spring Cup Heights

Connecting Rod Services

  • Fit & Size Small End Bushes
  • Resize Big Ends
  • Balancing

Piston Services

  • Balancing
  • Milling
  • CC Measuring
  • Valve Angle Cutting
  • Wrist Pin Honing
  • Identification & Measuring

Contact Us For All Your Engine Needs!


 0408 450 733


 Unit 1 ­ 22­24 Imboon Street, Deception Bay