Westling Machine Aluminum Socket Tray Review ~ Video

Published on July 30, 2015 under Video
Westling Machine Aluminum Socket Tray Review ~ Video
Today I will be reviewing the 1/4" drive socket tray from WestlingMachine.com . I have been looking for a good quality socket holder for years. Sadly most of the socket holders are plastic and do not seem to hold up well. At least with the abuse that I put them though. I use my 1/4"…
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The State Of The Shop 6 ~ Podcast Episode 82

Published on July 29, 2015 under Podcast
The State Of The Shop 6 ~ Podcast Episode 82
Hey everybody. Today we are talking about the state of the shop. For those of you that may be new, state of the shop shows give you an update of what is happening right now in the VW service world. We talk about things like recalls, updates, common repairs, and repair trends. Think of it…
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How VW A/C Compressors Fail ~ Video

Published on July 28, 2015 under Video
How VW A/C Compressors Fail ~ Video
Today we are back with more failed VW parts. We are right in the middle of a pretty hot summer. With a hot summer comes failing Air Conditioning. One of the most common things we are seeing fail is A/C compressors. We are doing several a week. The most common seem to be on 2.0t…
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Touring The New Shop and Studio ~ Video

Published on July 27, 2015 under Video
Touring The New Shop and Studio ~ Video
I AM BACK!! Happy Monday everyone. I am super pumped to be back. I hated putting the show on hold for so long. It was really the only way I could get all the work on the new studio done. I really am having a hard time explaining how much I love this new setup.…
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Shop and Studio Remodel and Podcast Vacation

Published on July 14, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
Shop and Studio Remodel and Podcast Vacation
Hi everybody! As you all probably know by now I am in the middle of a shop/studio remodel. This is something that I have wanted to do from the minute that we moved here. I am super excited to finally get going. There is a down side to this. I have to take a podcast…
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Rally Car Technician For A Day ~ Podcast Episode 81

Published on July 7, 2015 under Podcast
Rally Car Technician For A Day ~ Podcast Episode 81
I have been a Volkswagen master tech for several years now. Reaching that level of certification was a goal of mine from the start of my career. I was extremely excited when I achieved that goal, but today it is just a normal part of life. In fact I don't give it much thought anymore.…
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