Brent Ackley and George Vondriska continue going through the motor assembly process by installing the intake and the valve covers on the motor of a 1986 Chevy pickup that they’ll put into a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They teach you all of the important classic car maintenance tips and techniques that you’ll need, including how to properly mount, tighten and torque gaskets, intake covers and valve covers onto the motor head.
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You’re probably well aware that hearing a “clunk” sound when shifting your car into gear is never good, but did you know that it typically means you may need a U-Joint replacement? Brent Ackley discusses the bearings that are causing this problem and shows how to replace them.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska visually inspects each part of the distributor cap – the cap itself, the router, and the points. He shows what corrosion on the inside of a used cap looks like compared to a new, working one, discusses the different types of routers and teaches you how to set the point cap with aWatch 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 >>