General Interest Stories

Having been in the same industry for a number of years, we have seen and been involved with many interesting stories relating to engine reconditioning.  Below are some stories from our archives which we have previously posted.  We always like to share these stories with anyone who has a keen interest in the automotive industry.

  Whilst the principles of engine machining have not changed significantly over the years, the methods employed and the machinery used to achieve the best engine machining finish have advanced as technology has improved.

The Evolution of Engine Machining  

  When opportunity knocks, the Galloway family has a history of not only answering but turning opportunity into success.  That has resulted in a now second generation business that has operated for almost 40 years in an industry sector where most have succumbed to technological change.
Survival Instinct  
  Machining an engine from a 1903 Renault.  This was engineering from a time when the automobile was still considered a fad by most and would never replace horse drawn carts.
Recreating History  

   What's Happening

    CHRISTMAS 2018

  Management and Staff would like to wish all a very merry Christmas and send best wishes for a great 2019.  We would like to advise that we will be closed over the Christmas period from Friday 21st December and will re-open Monday 7th ...


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my engine needs reconditioning?

Tell-tale signs that your engine requires attention are that it has lost performance or efficiency, it blows excessive smoke or it has developed an unusual noise.  However, a vehicle needn't have these symptoms to benefit from a reconditoned engine.  A complete and comprehensive recondition of your engine will increase power, fuel efficiency and extend the life of your vehicle.

Do you remove and refit engines?

Galloway Engines is a precision workshop which deals in machining and reconditioning engines.  This ensures we are specialists in our field and only a quality job of the highest standard will be delivered.  We can arrange engine removal and fitment or contact your regular vehicle servicing centre for this service.

Can I supply my own parts?

Yes. You are quite welcome to supply your own new parts should you have a preference for a particular brand name.  However, our parts prices are very competitive and our high standards ensure that only quality parts are fitted to any job.  We have liaisons with many Australian and international companies allowing us to have access to world-wide sourcing of parts.

Do you offer a warranty?

Any reputable product will come with a warranty as proof of its quality.  Galloway Engines are no exception.  We offer a full warranty on all of our work.  Contact us for more information on the terms and conditions of our warranty.

Why should I use Galloway Engines?

Galloway Engines supply a quality engine which is completely reconditioned to comply with original manufacturers specifications and are in accordance with Australian Standards AS4182 for petrol engines and AS4427 for diesel engines.  Our up-to-date equipment produces quality precision work and our team of specialised technicians are dedicated to detail.  This ensures you are getting the best job possible.

Can you recondition any engine?

Yes. Whether it be a Caterpillar engine from a giant earthmoving machine or a small three cylinder Suzuki engine, we have the equipment to be able to meet your needs.  Contact us to see how we can meet your requirements.

Do you offer engines which suit LPG?

As LPG has different properties to unleaded fuel, an engine can experience problems when converted to LPG.  We can offer options which can enhance the performance and reliability of an LPG engine.  Galloway Engine Reconditioning also stock a range of exchange heads which are modified to run on LPG.  

Do you have EFTPOS?

We have full EFTPOS facilities available and are able to accept payment via Credit or Debit Card.


  • Address:

    Galloway Engine Reconditioning,
    25 Baker St,
    Pinjarra WA 6208
  • Phone / Fax:

    08 9531 1366
    08 9531 2321
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