Is it the "one man, one engine" philosophy of AMG? Or can it involve an assembly line/stations where the technicians hand-check all the tolerances, position the piston-ring gaps, etc? How much automation should be allowed in a hand-built engine, e.g., simultaneous torquing of mains or heads? Does anyone know which OEM has the most automated engine-assembly line? I'm curious which engine is touched the least by human hands.
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