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Used Engine Oil Analysis – Test 2

In the first Oil Analysis article we tested an oil that had been in service for 15 months. During that time we racked up 8000 miles of spirited driving. If you haven’t read that article it can be found by clicking here. Please take a look at it as it explains how we go about […]

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Used Engine Oil Analysis

This article is about Used Engine Oil Analysis. The how to do it, where to send it, and what you can expect to learn are covered. We’ve all heard the claims of extended oil drain intervals from the major oil manufactures. Some claim 10,000 miles, 15,000 miles, and one manufacturer claims their oil is good […]

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Basic Holley Carb Rebuild – Part 2

This is part 2 of the Basic Holley Carb Rebuild. If you haven’t read part one yet, it can be found here. In this article I will cover the reassembly and initial set up of your Holley carb.   Now that your carb parts are clean and dry and you acquired the replacement items that […]

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Basic Holley Carb Rebuild

A friend is restoring a 1976 Corvette and he asked me to give the carburetor a once over before it went back on the engine. This carb has been laying around for a number of years collecting dirt so a basic cleaning, inspection, and gasket replacement is necessary. This article covers a general cleaning and […]

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