Monthly Archives: April 2016

My Car: Front Brakes and Ball Joints

Time for the first big project of the year on my car.

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The Yankee Handyman

One of the other techs in the shop was looking over a used car and found a few tools, including a special screwdriver.

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Coil Spring Modification

There are ways to lower the ride height of your car that aren’t that bad. This was not one of those ways.

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Bug in the Wheel

Just a quick one for you today:

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Tool Review: Knipex Mini Bolt Cutters

Things need to be cut. Sometimes regular side-cutters just don’t work well enough.

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Mechanics’ Medical Tape

One of the unavoidable parts of being a mechanic is getting banged up. A wrench slips, you bash a knuckle, cut your finger, or get scraped up or burned reaching into a tight space.

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