351418S Emission Plug
Miscellaneous Topics

Emission-Thermactor Plugs for Small Block Fords

April 8, 2016

Emission-Thermactor plugs for small block fords have been used for many years. Many small block ford cylinder heads have holes in both ends of the cylinder head for Emission/Thermactor hook ups. Hence they are configured […]

Paper Clip Trick
Engine Codes

OBD1 Trouble Code Info-Honda 95 & Earlier

April 5, 2016

It’s the weekend, you’re out enjoying the open road, and WHAM, your “Check Engine” light rears it’s ugly head. Now you are wondering what is wrong with the engine? While all you need now is […]

Diesel Engine Topics

GM 6.6L Duramax Diesel – Head gasket selection

February 8, 2016

The GM 6.6L Duramax diesel seems to be causing a lot of controversy over what the correct head gasket is for this application. Many installers are just picking the thickest gasket available to avoid any […]

Center Punch Broken Stud
Engine Machining

Broken bolt and stud removing tips

January 20, 2016

Removing broken bolts and studs is never a fun job and can take more time then you think. Here are some ideas that might make the job easier. It never fails! Just when you think […]

Miscellaneous Topics

ATV tech tips

December 26, 2015

ATV tech tips to help you know when to turn an ATV repair project over to a professional. Here are three situations where it’s best to turn an ATV repair over to an experienced, fair and professional mechanic. It […]

3.1-3.4 cylinder head
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

GM 3.1 and 3.4 Cylinder Head – Manifold Issues

December 26, 2015

GM 3.1-3.4 Cylinder Head and Manifold Issues Confused about 3.1 / 3.4 Cylinder Head Types. Installers are not finding out until it is too late and the Cylinder Head is already installed. If you do own […]

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Cylinder Heads

How to install and grind valve seats

December 17, 2015

Learning how to install and grind valve seats can help solve oil burning issues. The growth in the valves seat insert market can be traced back to the early 1970s. This is when the switch […]