Very rarely do the gasket holes line up with bolt holes when you are replacing valve cover gaskets. Brent Ackley teaches a helpful trick to properly align these holes. Use this method to make sure you have a good seal.
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The Shade Tree Mechanic: Engine Repair
George Vondriska pops the hood on Brent Ackley’s 1966 Buick Skylark to take a look at its 225 V6 engine and talk about what it means to be a shade tree mechanic, or someone who can learn to fix some of the problems in a car’s engine with the basic tools they have lying around…Watch Now >>
Gapping the Points on Your Car Engine
George Vondriska teaches you how to find the correct gaps between points on your car engine. He starts by showing you how to create the largest gap possible between points. This will not give you the perfect gap, but allows for your classic car to run. Then, he teaches you how to maneuver the gaps to find the perfect…Watch Now >>
Compression Test For Your Classic Car
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley teach you step-by-step how to do a compression test for your classic car. They show how to check the compression of each cylinder whether you are by yourself or with a partner. After analyzing the range of your compression results, you will know whether your engine is in good condition,…Watch Now >>
Replacing an Oil Pan Gasket
Nobody likes an oil drip! George Vondriska shows you how to reach and replace the oil pan on a 1977 Chevy 454. Before recording the video, he drained the oil from the pan and removed the filter to get access to the oil filter adapter. Use these helpful tips presented to replace the oil pan…Watch Now >>
Nothing wrong with the old string through the hole trick, too.