Archive for: 2014

This Makes Coming Into the Office Awesome

Just received this email from Timothy W., from Traverse City MI. He writes:
I don’t normally do this, but I’ve found an AMERICAN company whose products actually work, and work WELL!!! So I had to write to thank you for your hard work and integrity in a world filled with automotive charlatans and snake-oil marketing.

Main seal leak stop saved my tractor. Oil leak stop saved my aging Subaru. Rislone keeps all my engines running clean and quiet, even with several hundred thousand miles! And Bar’s Leaks has saved several radiators and heat exchangers. In a day and age where money does not go very far, your products help the average joe to keep a leg up, and repairs down, on a consistant basis!! I couldn’t…

Posted in: Engine

What Does Ice Have to Do With Head Gaskets?

Check out the video below. In it, Nat Geo TV host Tim Shaw challenges ice experts to predict which ice block will be most resistant to being broken with a sledgehammer: one made of plain ice, one with steel in it, one with sand and one with cotton balls.

Did you watch the whole thing? Were you surprised that the one with cotton balls was the strongest?

It’s because the cotton strands act as fibers that hold the ice together, much like rebar keeps holds road concrete together.

Okay, fine, but what does this have to do with head gaskets?

Our strongest head gasket product, Bar’s Leaks Head Gasket & Cooling Sealant (part HG-1), uses carbon fibers to help form the seal. That’s the…

Posted in: Gaskets