Thompson Machine

Located in Nanaimo B.C. engine specialists since 1972

Thompson Automotive Machine is closing….

After 52 years of rebuilding engines, boring cylinders, grinding valves, grinding crankshafts, and machining assorted motor components for thousands of Vancouver Islanders, Thompson Machine in Nanaimo is closing the doors.

Founder Jim Thompson retired in 2005, and the current owners have enjoyed a further 18 years continuing to machine and sell motor parts and overhaul engines.

Thank you to the forestry and fishing industries of Vancouver Island, V.I. municipalities, BC and federal government departments, V.I. school districts, garages, vehicle dealers, boaters, hot rodders, stock car teams, and vintage vehicle owners.

If you want to purchase engine parts, crankshafts, or cylinder heads after Feb.2, please phone 250-758-4671 to make arrangements.


Auction of the machines, fixtures, and remainder of inventory will be held Feb. 20. …. note, auction is Online only... If you want a deal on parts or tools, please register with Able Auctions by Feb.19

Again, a big thank you to all our thousands of customers over the decades!