First things first in basic engine maintenance on a classic car are some simple tips for servicing the engine. There are a number of components on a car’s engine that require regular inspection and scheduled replacements.
In the previous class, Ed showed you how to clean the valves and prepare them for reinsertion into the head. Now, you’ll learn how to lap in the valves using grinding paste and then decoke the engine in order to increase its efficiency and ensure top-notch engine performance for another several thousand miles. Ed introduces the tools you need to complete this process and then shows you how to use them.
There are multiple reasons why you’d need to remove the cylinder head from the engine of your classic car. Ed Hughes teaches you what to look for when deciding whether to remove the head, and then demonstrates the proper technique for doing so.