Brent Ackley and George Vondriska continue with the motor assembly process by installing an oil pump and oil pan 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 prepare and put the oil pump together, mount the oil pan, and tighten the bolts.
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George Vondriska teaches how to use a pressurized device to test the performance of your classic car’s radiator system and radiator cap to prevent the parts from leaking. Also see how this technique prevents the engine of your classic car from overheating.Watch 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 >>
If you have missing heat shields or notice spark plugs lying against the exhaust manifold, you should probably replace your spark plug wires. If you are unsure whether you need to, Brent Ackley will help you examine your valve cover and other parts to double check. After watching this video, you will know how toWatch Now >>