Worn cam and lifters
Miscellaneous Topics

Zinc additives for flat tappet lifter break-in

May 2, 2017

Zinc additives have been recommended by most engine manufactures for years. So, why lower zinc and phosphorus levels in modern oils. The American Petroleum Institute (API) has regulated the amount of zinc levels to .08 […]

Motorcycle
Miscellaneous Topics

Motorcycle Spring Tuneup Tips-Safety First

April 4, 2017

I know is’t still early but………… As the weather begins to warm, ever so slightly, motorcyclists everywhere are itching to get out there and ride. In light of the ensuing season, I wanted to bring […]

Brown Antifreeze
Miscellaneous Topics

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 […]

Broken Head Bolt
Head Gasket Leaks

Head bolt tips-Never reuse (TTY) head bolts

March 2, 2017

Head bolt problems are the number one cause of installation-related gasket failures. No gasket is going to seal well if you use the wrong procedure to tighten the head bolts. Make sure the torque specifications […]