Shop Solutions Archives - Page 16 of 16 - Engine Builder Magazine
Engine Builder Shop Solutions, October 2007

Intake Manifold Cleaning Caution – Ford 4.6L VIN ‘W’ Engines (1991-’98) If piston failure occurs in this engine, it is possible for broken pieces of piston to end up in the intake plenum. This is due to the design of the engine, which has tuned runners with the plenum located below the runners. The piston

Ford 302/351 W Roller Cam

In 1994, Ford started using a roller cam in the 351W. It

General Motors / Chevy 191/3.1L

When this engine was used in the plastic mini-vans, it came with cast iron heads and the old, original, carbureted, non-H.O. cam. This cam was used because the reduced lift and overlap gave it a smoother idle. It

Software Solutions For The Shop: Job Tracking Programs and More

Although computers began to make their wayinto the automotive aftermarket in the early to mid-1970s, onlyrecently are rebuilders beginning to realize the benefits of shopmanagement software for their businesses. One example of how shop software improves shopproductivity can be found with job tracking programs. Job trackingallows managers to see the progress of jobs from start