We quickly will find your concerns. This Mustang came in; owner stated it felt like the parking brake never disengaged. This was pretty true; as the right rear caliper wouldn’t fully disengage when the parking brake had been used. A new caliper and readjustment of the parking brake calipers allowed the brakes to function as normal.
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.
Do you have a supercharged vehicle that needs injectors or plugs replaced and are unsure of doing it because of all the extra hardware? Let us maintain it for you. From spark plugs to oil changes; we are glad to maintain your hot rod for you so that all you have to do is enjoy driving and polishing it!
Did you know your supercharger in your high performance vehicle also has its own maintenance schedule? Depending on whether you have a Kenne Bell, Eaton, or Whipple they have their own standards for changes and fluid specifications. Some intervals are as low as every 12,000 miles so call us if you are unsure. We have the expertise and equipment for proper oil changes.
We had a fairly unseen old school car come into the shop for some maintainence
The customer wanted to get this great looking car freshened up before the nice weather started again. Overall it’s is in great condition, it needs attention in a few small spots to start.
I am thinking Air ride and a set of wider, black steel wheels?
- Chrysler 300 interior
- Well it starts and drives as of now… We will be starting on all the electric accessories soon.
Update: the Z car from our exhuast post a couple weeks back has returned for a new clutch and slave cylinder along with the necessary components. Should be a big difference in engagement for a more positive driving experience.
We had in this neat little 240-Z that is a daily driver as well as a weekend autocross toy. Customer stated it was in need of exhaust repair and replacement of the intake/exhaust gasket. This is a car that is truly enjoyed and shows you don’t need a big budget for big fun.
Concerned with excessive engine noise; this ’67 Camaro came in to have a look at and see what the issue was. Removing the valve covers revealed a rocker stud backing out of the block; and a couple vavle springs needed adjustment. A slight adjustment to the idle and the car is much more responsive and quieter as well.