September 2020

Broken Exhaust Manifold Bolt Removal

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It is always a pain when a 30 minute job turns into a 5 hour job all bacuase of a snapped bolt. Fear not, help is at hand! In this short article: Broken Exhaust Manifold Bolt Removal, I will show you some of my favourite methods for removing not just manifold bolts but pretty much any snapped bolt, the same principals apply to 99% of all the snapped bolts and studs out there. Grab yourself a cuppa and you’ll have that bolt out in no time! Method #1 This way works really well beause it introduces… Read More »Broken Exhaust Manifold Bolt Removal

Why We All Should Drive Modern Retro Cars

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A very good friend of mine got me thinking about spending money on modern retro cars, rather than just a new boring car. He recently had to remove the DPF (diesel particulate filter – a very expensive part of the exhaust) and clean it out in an attempt to rejuvenate it, because it would cost £500 to replace it, and of course, having a faulty or “dirty” DPF puts the dreaded engine management light on. This got me thinking, is it better to spend money on expensive parts for modern cars or spend as much… Read More »Why We All Should Drive Modern Retro Cars