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Head bolt tips-Never reuse (TTY) head bolts

January 22, 2016 Danny Bender

Head bolt problems are probably 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 you are using are the latest, up-to-date numbers.  Make sure all of the head […]

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ATV tech tips

December 26, 2015 Danny Bender

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 could cost more money to have it fixed, but you’ll get the satisfaction knowing the […]

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Should I rebuild my engine FAQ

December 26, 2015 Danny Bender

The usual reasons to rebuild an engine are loss of compression, excessive oil consumption, or excessive oil clearances. So should I rebuild my engine ? The symptoms of loss of compression are extended cranking (hard to start), lack of power, or a misfire (running rough). All of these symptoms can […]