Piston Rings
Piston Rings

Piston Rings-When and How to Replace Them

August 13, 2017

The first sign of worn piston rings is blowby. Puffs of blue smoke out the exhaust means the engine is burning oil. Worn or damaged piston rings, You may notice that the engine oil gets […]


Engine Surging or Misfiring

August 3, 2017

Engine surging or misfiring up and down while you’re driving. Uneven engine revs and misfiring can affect drivability, but can also cause error codes to appear in your OBD-II Diagnostics system. These codes can cause […]

spark-plug condition
Spark Plugs

How do I Read a spark plug

July 7, 2017

If you are able to read a spark plug it can be a valuable tuning aid. An experienced engine tuner can determine a great deal about the engine’s overall operating condition by examining the insulator […]

Cylinder Leak Down Test
Engine Testing Procedures and Fixes

How to do a cylinder leak down test

July 1, 2017

Cylinder leak down testing can tell you more than you think. This is how to do a cylinder leak down test. I believe this has become the most important test on today’s Engines. A Cylinder Leak down or cylinder leakage test […]

Engine Noise Under Load
Exploring Engine Noises

Engine noise under load-FAQ

June 28, 2017

Engine Noise Under Load- What can it be ! Don’t turn your back on car engine noise, and hope that it’ll just go away on its own. Chances are it won’t–and you’ll wind up with […]