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 their garage. In this video, learn a few helpful tips regarding engine repair and see how these simple tips can speed up the repairing process.
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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 you how to find the correct gaps between points on your car engine. He starts by showing you how to create the largest gap possible between points. This will not give you the perfect gap, but allows for your classic car to run. Then, he teaches you how to maneuver the gaps to find the perfectWatch Now >>
Classic Car restoration is an exciting and hard working project. In this video, Brent Ackley shows you how to approximately position the points on a classic car’s engine, safely use the dwell meter and adjust the points for the perfect distance. One of the techniques can be done individually while the other needs a partner.Watch Now >>