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.
Brent Ackley teaches you how to prime the oil system on a 1956 Chevrolet 150, demonstrating each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll utilize to get the system properly up and running. He shows you how to use an air wrench to get the oil spread evenly before dropping in a…Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 in…Watch Now >>
Brent Ackley teaches you how to correctly install a distributor into the engine of a 1956 Chevrolet 150, walking you step by step through the process and demonstrating the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll need to utilize. He shows the proper method for opening the intake valves in order to drop in…Watch Now >>