So you finally got around to working on that old project car you had sitting outside, eh? It happens to the best of us, you lose track of time and … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Perform A Simple Carburetor Refresh
Occasionally, you may remove a spin-on oil filter to find that it has become bloated at or near the top of the can. Because no other damage is evident, other … Continue Reading What Causes Oil Filter Bloat?
You’ve probably heard it can be an difficult repair, but do you know what causes a blown head gasket?
Exhaust gaskets are a pain, no matter how you slice it. When you have a leaky manifold, header, or flange gasket, all you hear is that annoying “tick tick tick … Continue Reading How To Make Custom Exhaust Gaskets For Your Special Project
Blowing a cylinder head gasket is a common mechanical emergency, but it’s not worth losing your own head over. Blown head gaskets are easy to prevent with regular check-ups. It’s … Continue Reading 3 Steps to Keep Cool and Avoid a Blown Head Gasket
An engine’s valve cover protects the cams and valves from dirt. So what happens when you have a bad valve cover gasket? How do you spot the problem?
What should you do when your car weather stripping fails? Replace it if you notice a leak or if road noise increases. Here’s how.
The timing cover gasket is located deep in your engine, so it isn’t easy to diagnose. Here’s a look at how it works and how to tell when it’s failing.
If you have done any amount of DIY auto mechanics or maintenance, you have likely been around RTV silicone. Also known as gasket maker, RTV silicone has many purposes in … Continue Reading JB Weld RTV Silicone Guide
When it comes to repairing broken parts that are hard to find, expensive, or just need a minor fix, JB Weld is the go-to epoxy of choice. What started out … Continue Reading JB Weld Buyer’s Guide