Zach has been interested in cars from around age 10. He spent a few summers hanging around his uncles repair shop and knew that is what he wanted to do. After high school he worked for a local shop specializing in muscle cars and engine repair. After attending trade school for Automotive Technology he worked for a variety of automotive businesses including dealerships, independent shops and a restoration shop. In 2010 he joined the tech team at Speedway and has had the pleasure of traveling to car shows all over the country and meeting many of our great customers in person!
Rebuilding an engine? Stay organized by using a valvetrain rocker arm organizer tray while disassembling the valvetrain components. Learn some tips on why you shouldn't mix up lifters if you intend on using them again.
In preparation to transplant a 430hp 383 stroker into Project Chevelle, Zach R. made up a set of plug wires for the car. To keep it nice and tidy they needed to be routed just right, be the perfect length and not distract from the engine!
Zach bent an exhaust valve and needed to pull the top off of the engine to replace the valve and gaskets. There are several reasons why you would need to pull the top off of your engine, but Zach's step by step process is universal.