This ’12 Camaro SS came in to us for a Magnaflow exhaust. Not only does it help it breathe better; but the sound improvement is amazing. Looks great, too.
This engine is a 460 swapped into an F-100 that the owner had some pretty serious valve train problems with. The engine would randomly toss the push rods out of the rocker arms. New correct length push rods and careful attention to the rockers geometry fixed this concern.
Anytime anything in the engines upper end is replaced its a necessity to pay attention to the valve train if you want the engine to stay together. Luckily this didn’t cause a complete engine failure.
We received this beautiful 1951 Ford Panel this morning. She was towed in last night because the front airbag suspension would not inflate. After a thorough inspection we found one of the compressor solenoid vent valves was stuck open. We disassembled the solenoid, cleaned up the valve and reassembled it, and up, up, and away she went. Once we had the system operational again, we found a few other items needing some attention. We noticed the compressors would not turn off, after the system pressure reaching 180 PSI we decided to shut it down before the bomb went off. We found the pressure switch stuck closed not allowing the system to turn off once maximum pressure was achieved. To finish it off, the rocker switches used to control the ride height were a getting sticky so we’re replacing those while we’re at it. After a little TLC this rig is ready to get back on the road and have some fun in the sun.
Cobras always turn heads; in this great blue and white combo it really brings out the curves. It is a replica; however it is a very accurate one even down to the period correct gauges. Its got a modern, warmed up 5.0 powerplant with an electronic engine management system with a 5-speed manual behind it. Awaiting a Stage II clutch and upgraded flywheel.