1960 Chevy Impala – Convertible Top Hydraulic System

When it comes to Automotive Maintenance among many other things, the humidity in Japan proves to be a powerful force of destruction.

Water build up in this hydraulic system caused the hoses to rot from the inside out and ultimately fail.  The reservoir was also internally […]

Brake Inspection – What to look for on Drum Brakes

Drum brakes have been used on cars since the beginning and are still widely used on a various make and models.

So here are a couple of things to look for when your brakes are acting up.

First thing the customer noticed was that the emergency brake was not engaging with the […]

2000 Chevy Astro/GMC Safari – Radiator Swap

2000 Chevy Astro shares all the same mechanical components as its GMC counterpart the Safari.

On this occasion, I swapped out a leaking radiator with a new one.

Removal can get messy, make sure the radiator is drained and hoses are out of the way.

2015年 05月 23日 カテゴリー: Moon Garage

Crown with 1JZ Engine – Oil Change

I recently performed an oil change on the 1970 Toyoya Crown with the 1JZ Engine.

And I must say, it was not as easy as I expected.


Prepped some kitty litter for the old oil.

The filter was not easy to access from […]

1960 Chevy Impala Exhaust Manifold Swap (Original)

A common problem with straight engines is the tendency for the exhaust manifolds to crack due to frequent heat differences along the manifold casting.  Although welding the crack is a quick fix, there is no doubt that the best fix is replacing the assembly.  A bit of work is involved, but nothing […]

1954 Plymouth Suburban-Transmission Repairs

1954 Plymouth Transmission Belt and Servo Replaced.

The reverse servo was also replaced with a newer heavy duty part.

The old reverse servo did not look bad,but was replaced with the lighter aluminum version.

Due to the difference in belt grip design,the […]