An engine cooling system without water seems like science fiction, but the folks at Evans Cooling are rethinking the way cooling systems work. Water can be a good and evil component in any engine’s cooling system. While it does provide the necessary cooling our engines need its corrosive properties rusts our water jackets, clogs our heater cores and destroys our water pumps. It’s narrow temperature range makes it prone to freezing and boiling, and steam pockets inside the engine can leave hot spots that can contribute to engine failure. Join Mark Simpson and Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations in Farmington, MN as they convert a ’69 Mustang Mach 1 to Evans Waterless Coolant and explore the challenges of purging ALL water from the system as well as real benefits of this conversion.
To conclude the repairs made on Brent Ackley’s 1966 Buick Skylark, he and George Vondriska need to make a final inspection. They briefly cover everything under the hood from the direction of the gas filter to the transparency of the air cleaner to proper heater and radiator hoses. They’ll help you make sure the general condition…Watch 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 to…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 >>