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OBD-II Connector Location

Every car sold in the US since 1996 is required to be equipped with an OBD-II connector so all scan tools, and in some cases state inspection computers, can connect to them and read data. There are general requirements for … Continue reading

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2 Years of Mechanical Malarkey

Two years ago I made my first post on this blog, and I’m looking forward to many more years of this.

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Mechanical Malarkey Gets A New Camera!

I just bought what may be my most expensive tool, though for more than just cars. My latest purchase, a Canon Rebel T5i:

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Rear Turn Signals

I’m a bigger fan of older car designs than the current ones a lot of the time. Sometimes it’s just the smallest design point that makes a big difference in the feeling of the whole design.

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Mistakes Are Okay

If you just replaced the wrong part, broke something, or damaged a car, this one’s for you.

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Truck Caps

Truck bed caps are a pretty popular accessory, especially because so many people buy trucks without the intention of using them for much that requires a truck. There are a few advantages to them, like having a large weatherproof cargo … Continue reading

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Throwback: Bad Machining Job

Let’s take a look back at a post from a year ago. When I first bought my tools, at the start of my first semester of automotive school, I got a whole bunch of Snap-On stuff. I didn’t know that … Continue reading

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