SCAT founder Tom Lieb walks us through the shop’s most important piece of equipment – the GFM machine.


SCAT founder Tom Lieb shares an inside look at SCAT’s most important piece of equipment: the GFM machine. This circular cutting CNC machine is the best in the industry when it comes to cutting steel into the complex shapes – like a crankshaft. The specific machine used at SCAT Crankshafts is unique in the way it shaves material from the steel without creating fatigue and lowering its lifespan. Watch this interesting and educational video below!

About SCAT Enterprises

SCAT was founded in 1964 by Tom Lieb, who ran a parts business out of his parents’ garage while still in college. Over 50 years later, SCAT Enterprises offers a wide range of products under the SCAT Crankshafts and Procar by SCAT brands. In addition to a comprehensive line of crankshaft options, the brand offers high-quality connecting rods and rotating assemblies for a wide variety of applications, including Small and Big Block Chevy, Chevy LS, Small and Big Block Ford, Ford Modular, Vintage Ford, Small and Big Block Chrysler, Modern Hemi, Pontiac, Sport Compact, Motorcycle and Industrial. Additionally, SCAT Crankshafts can make a crankshaft from a raw billet to a finished crankshaft in its Redondo Beach, California, manufacturing facility.

Procar by SCAT, founded in 1980, offers stylish, comfortable aftermarket seats at an affordable price. Clean, classic lines are the hallmark of a Procar seat, which complements any auto – including street rod, cruiser, pony car, muscle car, off-road buggy, truck, or sport compact. Procar seats are easy to install with custom mounting brackets available for over 3,000 applications. The all-steel, TIG-welded frames are coated for ultimate strength and durability, while premium-grade fabrics and stitching will stand the test of time. Each Procar seat is built for style and most importantly, optimal comfort.

For more information visit www.scatcrankshafts.com and www.procarbyscat.com