The words “blown head gasket” strike fear into the heart of almost any vehicle owner. While not as horrifying as “blown engine”, a blown head gasket typically means a very … Continue Reading How To Fix A Blown Head Gasket
Engine heat wreaks havoc on paint, even the paint on the hood can fade from the heavy dose of radiant heat from the hot engine below. How well do you think … Continue Reading How To Paint an Engine
In the most unfortunate of circumstances, sometimes it is necessary to completely replace the engine in your vehicle. Regardless of the cause engine damage is often not repairable. And even … Continue Reading What Is A Remanufactured Engine?
An engine is a simple mechanical device, an air pump really, that uses pistons and valves to pull air in and push air out. The pistons in an engine block … Continue Reading How Piston Rings Work
When you first learn about engines, a camshaft vs. crankshaft can be confusing. Here’s the difference between each and why they’re both important.
When rebuilding an engine, there is nothing more critical than getting the bearing clearance correct. Every engine has its own bearing clearance specs, but the measuring procedure does not change. … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Measure Engine Bearing Clearance
Your engine block is full of holes to the outside world. These holes are part of the casting process, where the sand is poured out of the completed block casting. … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Install Freeze Plugs
You’ve probably heard it can be an difficult repair, but do you know what causes a blown head gasket?
Engine break-in can be controversial. Don’t punish your engine during the break-in period and you’ll enjoy better performance over the life of your car.