Our Workshop Visit from Guy Martin
With the lockdown in full swing across the UK, there hasn’t been much in the way of excitement for many of us lately. So, you can imagine our joy when Guy Martin paid a socially distant visit to our engine machine workshop a few weeks ago to check out our valve seat cutting machine. It was a pleasure to have Guy visit us, and we look forward to welcoming him back in the future.
What are the Main Symptoms of Cylinder Head Problems?
A cylinder head is a very important part of any car engine. Prices for repairing or replacing a cracked or broken cylinder head will vary depending on your vehicle’s engine and where you choose to get it repaired. In this article we discuss cylinder head troubleshooting to make you aware of some of the most common symptoms of cylinder head problems and help you identify them straight away, hopefully saving you time and money long-term.
The Most Common Diesel Engine Problems and Solutions
Knowing what to do when you begin to experience problems with your diesel engine can be incredibly daunting, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the machinery. The following is your handy guide to the most common problems diesel engines face, so that you can be aware and prepared in the unfortunate event that your diesel engine starts to experience difficulty- straight from the experts at Foxwood Diesel.
A Closer Look at a Valve Seat Cutting Machine
We recently welcomed a new addition to our workshop, a new valve seat machine (a Robins SG8), to ensure our valve seat reconditioning service is the best it could be. We take a look at the process of replacing valve seats in cylinder heads using a valve seat cutting machine. Read on to find out more.
A Brief Guide to Diesel Engine Air Compressors and Reconditioning
Air compressors are not just limited to diesel engines or vehicles for that matter. Different industries including construction, marine, and electrical, all use air compressors explaining why there are some many different types of compressors out there. In this post, we will briefly discuss the different types
A Short Guide to the Common Causes of a Diesel Engine Oil Leak
Oil is a significant component within any vehicle, having many different uses. One of its main purposes is to keep a vehicle’s engine lubricated and to keep all the compartments moving separately, without causing friction between one another.
How to Keep Your Diesel Engine in Good Condition
Keeping up with the general maintenance of your diesel engine is so important to ensure your engine remains in optimal condition. It is less common for diesel engines to incur problems compared with gas engines, which means general maintenance won’t cost you any more, saving you money over
Foxwood Diesel Promoting Women in Engineering
Last year's surveys proved to have some quite disappointing statistics: just 11% of the engineering workforce is women. According to the Women's Engineering Society (WES), the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe.