Brown Antifreeze
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

How to clean engine oil from cooling system

March 22, 2017

Learn how to clean engine oil from cooling system. Professional Installers offer the following information on cleaning engine oil from a cooling system in internal combustion engines. Occasionally, engine oil and cooling system liquids are […]

Original Diagnosis Problems
Miscellaneous Topics

Original diagnosis problems-Engine or part replacement

March 3, 2017

Original Diagnosis Problems. The installer’s nightmare….repeat failures.  You have changed an engine, cylinder head, or crankshaft only to have the replacement fail for the same problem, or another problem, only a short time later. The […]

Engine oil sludge
Miscellaneous Topics

Engine oil sludge-Where does it come from

February 13, 2017

Engine oil sludge is actually the thickening and breakdown of your engine oil. Engine oil sludge is actually comprised of, Unburnt and partially burned fuel Metal fragments from engine component wear Dirt and debris that […]

Head Bolts
Cylinder Heads

Torque to yield bolts-What are they

January 26, 2017

Torque to yield bolts-What are they ? Torque-to-yield bolts are exactly what they sound like. When tightened they stretch to the point of yield. Common torque to yield bolts are being used to hold, Cylinder […]

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 […]

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 […]

contaminated oil
Coolant Leaks

How to clean engine coolant from lubricating system

December 15, 2015

Professional Installers offer the following information on clean engine coolant from the lubrication system. The following information applies only to certain situations and is not applicable for all engines. These procedures may be attempted if no […]