Brent Ackley teaches you how to properly assemble a classic car engine at your own pace, with in-depth instructions for installing the crank and cam shafts, inserting the main oil bearings, assembling and removing the pistons and putting the timing cover on.
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Brent Ackley teaches you how to prime the oil system on a 1956 Chevrolet 150, demonstrating each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll utilize to get the system properly up and running. He shows you how to use an air wrench to get the oil spread evenly before dropping in aWatch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley explain how to put spark plugs back into the engine by finding the correct gap and gapping the plug. They also cover the diagnostics of a spark plug before putting it back into your classic car. They give multiple examples of bad spark plugs, discuss what is wrong with themWatch Now >>
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 aroundWatch Now >>
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 panWatch Now >>