It is with great sadness that we relay the news that we lost Fran Ellsworth, wife of former AERA Chairman Al Ellsworth. Fran was the epitome of hard work, class and fun. Her hard work and dedication to our industry was unparalleled. Fran and Al run Ellsworth Truck and Auto Machining Inc. in Anaheim, California. Successful in our industry while making friends and having fun, she was definitely one special lady. Our deepest condolences go out to Al and daughter Carrie and family.
On Saturday, December 11, at the PRI Show in Indianapolis, the Engine Rebuilders Education Foundation (EREF) gave away a 540 CID Big Block Chevy engine. With thousands of tickets being sold pre-show and almost the same amount sold during the show, the ticket tumbler was very full and one winner was chosen. The lucky winning ticket – ticket number 5930 – belonged to Mr. Brian Utt from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. Read more
Episode 14 – Incoming Part Inspection: Steve and Chuck discuss the importance of inspecting and checking your incoming parts before you start to assemble that engine. Also discussed is the finishing of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway which was completed in December of 1909. Take a listen and learn a little history as well as checking and inspecting parts coming into the machine shop!. Listen to a portion of the latest episode:
Throughout the year, AERA will be awarding all members a chance to win products from our Associate Members. All you need to do is be a member of AERA! All new members in each quarter, members who renew in that quarter, along with monthly pay members whose anniversary is in that quarter will be eligible. AERA will draw from this pool and announce the winner online and ship all products to the winner freight pre-paid!
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AERA is proud to announce a long-term partnership with the Contingency Connection as a contingency sponsor and title sponsor for the Engine Professional Rewards Program.
As a sponsor of the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge, AERA is investing in our youth to further the auto performance industry, supporting high school auto educational classes and giving kids a chance to get ahead in our industry.
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