In this four-class video course from Skill Shack with Practical Classics, you’ll learn to diagnose the engine on your classic car to determine if it’s in need of a decoke. To help you complete the job, we’ll teach you how to decoke an engine by dismantling the cylinder head and assess its condition.
Over time the classic engines can become clogged up with carbon, which causes poor running and potential failure. An engine decoke should be within the capabilities of any classic car restorer – but how do you know when and how to do it?
In this four-class video course from Skill Shack with Practical Classics, you’ll learn to diagnose your classic engine’s condition to determine if it’s in need of a decoke. We’ll teach you how to complete a decoke by removing and dismantling the cylinder head.
Throughout this course, Danny and Ed will teach you some of the basic tips any car restorer needs to correctly revive cylinder heads, focusing on how to decoke an engine once the head has been removed. You’ll learn how to:
With these classes, you are free to skip to whatever you haven’t done before. Because each of these techniques is demonstrated in order of the process, we recommend starting with Class 1, but it’s up to you whether you follow along or jump from class to class. And don’t forget: you can stop, rewind and fast-forward whenever you need to. So go ahead, select a class and learn something new!
Bonus Materials Included
- Overhauling a Cylinder Head?
- Guide to Replacing Valve Seals?
- Setting your Valve Clearances?
- How to Replace a Head Gasket?
- Planning your Restoration?