This course is an introduction to the automobile and its systems. Students will rebuild an automotive engine in this course. Engine support systems such as cooling, lubrication, ignition, and fuel systems will also be studied, along with system testing and maintenance procedures. Having access to a vehicle is highly recommended.
This course builds on the automotive systems covered in Mechanics 11. Topics include electrical systems, drivetrain, steering, suspension, brakes and emission controls. A heavy emphasis is placed on diagnosis and troubleshooting using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment. Having access to a vehicle is highly recommended.
Students wishing to take this course must be self-motivated, have a mature attitude, and have a definite aptitude in the field of Mechanics. Students will rebuild an automotive transmission as well as a differential. Topics include engine performance, balancing and blueprinting, forced induction, nitrous oxide, automatic transmissions, lifting and lowering and other custom modifications. Having access to a vehicle is highly recommended.
Currently in developments, and is consisting of (but subject to change): Autobody, Air Conditioning, DIY Wheel Alignments, Carburetors, and Suspension Frequency.