Dennis Gage visits Jay Leno and his amazing classic car collection to take a first-hand look at Jay’s highly modified 1989 Ford Festiva “Shogun”. This is no grocery getter little 4-cylinder, but rather a V6 Ford SHO engine engineered into a one-of-six rear engine powerhouse. Although by today’s standards the 220 horsepower engine may seem mild, in 1989 this little rig had more horsepower to weight than anything on the road. With a price tag rivaling the Corvette of the day it’s easy to understand why this potent little car did not survive long, but those who ventured where few traveled were in for the ride of their life.
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 them…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 >>