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.
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 >>
Amir Rosenbaum teaches you the three aspects that you can utilize to add power to your car – fuel, spark and air. For a car’s performance, hot air is bad and cool air is good. Amir demonstrates how to install a cold air intake kit that adds 1% horsepower for every 10 degree drop inWatch 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 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 >>