Wheel bearings are a common MOT failure and source of vibration in classic cars. In this detailed step-by-step guide we cover stripping, cleaning, removal, replacement, fitting and final adjustment of roller bearing type front wheel bearings often found on front wheel drive cars. This includes top tips on replacing bearing races, torque wrench settings, cleaning and re-greasing plus advice on correct and safe reassembly.
An often overlooked part of an oil change is to spin the engine gently on the starter with the coil disconnected, allowing fresh oil to circulate and ensure no damage through lack of lubrication is done on start-up. For more engine maintenance tips, visit our course Basic Engine Maintenance For Classic Cars.Watch Now >>
Any capable restorer of classic cars ought to know how to decoke an engine. Over time the engine on a classic car becomes backed up with carbon, which causes the efficiency of said engine to drop. When enough carbon builds up, it might be time to decoke the engine–but how do you know whether it’s the right time?
Throughout this course, Danny and Ed will teach you some of the basic tips any car restorer needs to correctly maintain cylinder heads and gaskets, focusing on how to decoke an engine once the head has been removed.Watch Now >>
& Special Offers
Sign up for the SkillShack Newsletter