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LS SPRING HEIGHT

Measuring installed height on LS or any other engine with beehive or small OD retainers can be tricky without a special height mic. But if you take your standard height mic and flip it upside down it…

Nick Jones Automotive Machine Fraser, MI

WATCH FOR THE GROUND STRAP

This happens far too often. After servicing late Chrysler Hemi heads, they’re back within a day or 2. If the installer is not careful, they get the ground strap between the head and the gasket…

Tom Prodahl Cylinder Head Service Minneapolis, MN

BLUE BE GONE

Metal parts that are exposed to too much heat will turn a shade of Blue. I found that brushing white vinegar on the eye of the connecting rod, after heating to install pistons, removes the Blue. Put…

Randy Torvinen Torvinen’s Machine Menahga, MN

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