Entries by Matt

Excellent Reviews

“The experience we had with Southside Cylinder Heads at 10/547 Kessels Road, Macgregor, was without doubt first class. Nathan and his team are very professional in every sense of the word. Their attention to detail and standard of work was amazing. Technically our vehicle has never sounded better. Southside Cylinder Heads kept us informed and […]

Warning on the use of Hylomar!

Most of the head gasket designs available for aftermarket use can be classified into two general categories – Composite and Steel (MLS).  Typically composite head gaskets have a steel core, usually perforated, with softer facing materials (graphite or aramid fiber) bonded on each side.  Until recently steel head gaskets consisted of four to six layers […]

A Basic Guide to Engine Valve Failure

The valves in your cylinder head are a vital component of your engine and undergo enormous stresses, opening and closing up to 2500 times every minute under normal operating conditions. When one or more of these valves are damaged, the result can be anything from reduced power and poor fuel consumption, to complete engine failure.  […]

The Damage That A Lack Of Servicing Can Cause

You may think that having your vehicle regularly serviced is not essential however the following situation that one of our customers found themselves in may cause you to reconsider! The customer came to us earlier in the year wanting a service on his Hyundai Getz – it had done 51,000 kms & its last service […]