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How to do a compression test

December 3, 2016 Danny Bender

A Compression test is a good way to measure the condition of the rings, cylinders, and valves. If your engine is running rough or is lacking power consider doing a compression test. Most manufacturers and technicians believe it is important to perform a compression test every time a tune-up is […]

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How do I Read a spark plug

July 4, 2016 Danny Bender

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 nose color. In general, a light tan/gray color tells you that the spark plug is […]