Monthly Archives: October 2018

Bad New Parts

There are a lot of frustrating things about working on cars, but I would say this is one of the worst. Waiting for parts to arrive can be bad enough, because unless you have work you can do while you … Continue reading

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Throwback: Old Engines

Going back a few years for this one for some engines you don’t get to see every day. While I was in school, an older friend invited me to her husband’s engine shop. It was pretty cool seeing the shop, … Continue reading

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Swollen Lug Nuts

Sometimes even a simple part can have a bad design that makes a job take way longer than it should. One example is a certain design of lug nut. Lug nuts have a simple job, all they have to do … Continue reading

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Tool Review: Streamlight Stylus Pro USB

Out of all the tools I’ve reviewed, this might be the one I’ve used the most.

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Rusted Exhaust Studs

A somewhat common problem on Hondas as they get older is an exhaust leak at the joint between the converter and tailpipe. This happens when the nuts and studs holding it together rust away and let it loosen.

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The Wrong Way to Repair Brake Lines

When brake lines start leaking, they need to be replaced. Usually they leak from rust, and when they happens, either the whole line needs to be replaced, or just a section of it. The right way to do it is … Continue reading

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Interesting Aerodynamics

Sometimes during a busy workday it’s nice to stop and take a moment to consider the thinking behind the styling of a car.

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