Subaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part Two

Ok, with any luck you’ve got the engine out without any dramas and have it secured on an engine stand or bench, or the floor if you’ve got a better back than I have. To remove the heads the timing belt and intake manifold need to come off. We’ll tackle the timing belt first. Timing … Read moreSubaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part Two

Subaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part One

Hi folks, today we are looking at what’s involved in replacing the head gaskets on a 2010 Subaru Forester. While the vehicle for our tutorial is a 2010 Forester, these instructions will be relevant for all EFI EJ25 Non-turbo Subaru engines. We elected to remove the engine from the vehicle to do this job, mainly … Read moreSubaru EJ25 Head Gasket Replacement – Part One

How To Replace Toyota LandCruiser Timing Belt – 1 HZ Engine

Hi folks, today we are looking at what’s involved in replacing the timing belt on a Toyota 1HZ diesel engine, commonly found in 80, 100 and 200 series Land Cruiser’s. As far as timing belts go, if you had to do one this is the one you would want to do! Nice easy job, the … Read moreHow To Replace Toyota LandCruiser Timing Belt – 1 HZ Engine

Tips For Diagnosing Possible Head Gasket Issues

I wanted to put this article together to help you diagnose a possible blown or leaking head gasket. The particular symptoms we are talking about here are an engine misfire, typically more pronounced on cold startup or after idling for a while and unexplained loss of coolant. Please keep in mind that there are many … Read moreTips For Diagnosing Possible Head Gasket Issues