Auto Machine Shop Services
Brake Drum / Rotor Resurfacing
A brake drum/rotor is not meant to last forever. They wear down a little every time you step on the brake pedal. Most modern cars come with thinner rotors to save on weight. Due to their slimness, the rotors wear out faster. For this reason, it is advisable to have the rotors and brake drums resurfaced every time you are replacing the brake pads. Resurfacing is an economical alternative to replacing the rotors/drums with new ones. If your brake rotors/drums have sufficient metal remaining with no hard spots, cracks, severe grooving, or rusting, then resurfacing is a great option. For expert resurfacing services, call 402-254-6406 or visit Folkers Bros Garage Inc. today.
Check for Cracked Heads
A cracked head is a serious engine problem that can lead to your car breaking down. Even if the car engine won't fail, it will definitely suffer from poor performance. The following are some symptoms of a cracked engine head: oil leaks, low engine compression (engine combustion pressure escapes), coolant leaks (leading to engine overheating), engine head smoke, and engine missing. At Folkers Bros Garage Inc., we will have a knowledgeable service professional check for cracked heads on your car's engine.
A common question among car owners who own a manual shift transmission and work on it themselves is "Who can turn my flywheel?". For all your flywheel turning needs, call 402-254-6406 or visit Folkers Bros Garage Inc. today.
From time to time, your car will need heavy-duty machine work. You can trust the experts at Folkers Bros Garage Inc. in Hartington, NE 68739. Call us at 402-254-6406 or drop by today.
Press U Joints
A clunking or clicking sound from underneath your car may indicate a worn out universal joint (U joint). A worn U joint can be replaced easily by use of a press machine. First press one side, remove the cap and then press the other side in the same fashion. Although easy, most auto shops do not press U joints due to lack of the necessary machinery and expertise. At Folkers Bros Garage Inc.'s machine shop, we have the necessary press machines and qualified staff to press your car's U joints.
Press Wheel Bearings
At Folkers Bros Garage Inc.'s machine shop, we will handle all your wheel bearing needs with our high-tech press machines. Call us at 402-254-6406 or visit us in Hartington, NE 68739 today.
Head shaving, also known as milling is the process of ensuring that the head is flat and true when changing a head gasket. Milling the heads ensures that you get a perfect seal. When changing head gaskets, let the machine shop inspect the head and tell you if it needs milling. At Folkers Bros Garage Inc., we will inspect your heads, determine whether they need milling, and shave them. Call us today or visit our machine shop in Hartington, NE 68739.
Used Oil Drop-Off Location
Recycling used oil from your car is simple and good for the environment. To have your used oil recycled, you need to take it to a used oil drop-off location like Folkers Bros Garage Inc.. We collect used oil for recycling as a service to our customers and the environment. Give us a call today 402-254-6406.
A valve job is an operation performed on any 4-stroke engine. The main purpose of this job is to resurface the mating surfaces of the poppet valves and their respective valve seats. Valve jobs usually only occur in high-performance vehicles, but sometimes passenger cars need valve jobs for these reasons: overheating, material failure, high mileage, excessive RPM, and foreign object damage. Call 402-254-6406 or visit Folkers Bros Garage Inc. for all your valve job needs.
Welding is the fabrication and sculptural process that joins metal parts. At Folkers Bros Garage Inc., we offer various welding services. Simply give us a call at 402-254-6406 or visit our shop in Hartington, NE.