Working on the bench is all well and good while you’re learning, but it’s rare to find joints that need welding in easily accessible locations on your car. With this in mind, Michael Coman teaches you how to weld the joints demonstrated in Class 1 in both vertical and upside-down positions in the horizontal plane. Michael also talks you through the various safety considerations you need to bear in mind when welding in these positions, as well as the adjustments you should make to your welder to simplify your job. Above all, listen for the sizzle.
In the second half of our cold engine check, Danny and Clive disengage the spark plug leads to take a closer look at the quality and cleanliness of the spark plugs. They also inspect the brake and clutch fluid reservoirs, oil and coolant. Before cracking on to the warm engine inspection, be sure to walk through each of the components Danny and Clive cover, looking for damage and other abnormalities.Watch Now >>
In the final step of the engine decoking process, you’ll learn to reassemble the head, replace a new gasket, and remount the cleaned and decoked components onto the engine block. Ed walks you step by step through the finishing methods needed to put the cylinder head back together and make sure everything is properly affixed and operational.Watch Now >>