Brent Ackley and George Vondriska go through the motor assembly process for a classic car in this video. They begin with installing lifters, push rods and rocker arm assemblies 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 each part onto the motor head.
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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 >>
If you hit the gas and your classic car goes “vroom, vroom”, but you’re still not moving, it’s time for a clutch replacement. Brent Ackley and George Vondriska show you how to take out the drive shaft and unbolt a majority of the transmission on your car’s engine to remove and replace the clutch.Watch Now >>
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 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 >>