Many vintage cars use a heat riser tube from the exhaust manifold or intake to the carburetor to operate the choke mechanism. Because these systems rely on hot exhaust gasses to operate properly they are prone to failure over time. Adding headers or aftermarket carburetors can also make the use of heat riser tubes impossible. A good solution is to convert the your car to an electric choke. Mark Simpson takes you step-by-step through the process of electric choke conversion.
Most people get oil changes regularly because it shows up in that neon light on the dashboard, but they often forget about changing the transmission fluid, filter and gasket. Fortunately, you will find the fluid and filter can be done simultaneously, which makes it a manageable process after an oil change. In this video, learn…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 around…Watch Now >>
If you have ever gotten a bolt stuck in your classic car, you want to know how to use an EASY OUT. Brent Ackley shows you the slow, deliberate process so you can avoid making the expensive and time-costly mistake of having to repair a broken bolt. See how this technique helps avoid the need to…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 >>