Being A Good Apprentice ~ Podcast Episode 53

Published on March 27, 2015 under Podcast
Being A Good Apprentice ~ Podcast Episode 53
Happy Friday everyone. Today we are going to be talking about way to be a good apprentice, or trainee or rookie tech. This show comes about for a few reasons. I have 2 trainee techs right now. They are both very very different. Also in my quest to become a better trainer I have found…
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Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight Review ~ Video

Published on March 26, 2015 under Video
Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight Review ~ Video
Happy tool review Thursday everyone. Today we are looking at the Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight. You guys know how nuts I am about flashlights. So when the folks at Coast Products asked me to review some lights for you, I jumped on it. I spent 3 full days with this light as my main flashlight.…
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How VW C.V. Boots Fails ~ Video

Published on March 24, 2015 under Video
How VW C.V. Boots Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at the failure of C.V. boots. I have replaced a ton of boots over the years. Even a few on my own personal VWs. I might even say they are maintenance. These boots may also be called axle boots Sponsor of the day Today‚Äôs show is sponsored by Deutsche Auto Parts.…
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How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video

Published on March 17, 2015 under Video
How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at more failed Volkswagen parts. This is the failure of the TDI Balance Shaft Module. This part came out of a 2005 B5.5 Passat TDI. This is not an extremely common failure, but it can be very expensive to fix. You may also hear this referred to as the Oil Pump…
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Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 51

Published on March 16, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 51
Happy Monday everyone! After a crazy week off, the automotive podcast is BACK! I really missed doing this show last week. I also missed you guys. It really makes me realize how much I love doing this show. So it is GREAT to be back rocking and rolling. Today I will be taking your questions…
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Why I Started The Show ~ Podcast Episode 50

Published on March 15, 2015 under Podcast
Why I Started The Show ~ Podcast Episode 50
Today is an AWESOME milestone show. Episode 50 if the Humble Mechanic Podcast. Today I wanted to share the story with you guys about why I even started this show. It has been an amazingly cool ride along the way. I have all of you to thank for that. If it was not for all…
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