Monthly Archives: March 2013

What is the best Penetrating Oil?

I would bet you have some of these penetrating oils kicking around your shops or tool boxes like I do. I have a gallon of WD-40 that has to be about 25-30 years old now in the back of my … Continue reading

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Don’t Blow a Head Gasket

On the heels of the 0-ring topic, here comes the head gasket. This topic is like art, it has to be done a certain way and everyone has a spin on what works for them. Let me say up front … Continue reading

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Oh Oh O-Rings!

Now you want to get into something controversial, it has to do with those o-rings that sit in side the head gasket to seal the oil passages to the cam camshafts. As long as I can remember (getting shorter as … Continue reading

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Giulietta, Giulia Cylinder Head Milling

The maximum depth of material to be removed when regrinding to a level the surface joining cylinder block to hear is “0.5mm” (0.02″)¬†according to the factory service bulletin.¬†This limit should not be exceeded so as not to change the compression … Continue reading

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