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Throwing Logic Out The Window, Readers Story

Published on April 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Throwing Logic Out The Window, Readers Story
Happy Friday everyone! I am sitting enjoying a nice day off, sipping some coffee, and hanging out with the family. Today I wanted to follow up with a post I wrote a while back. It was several stories about throwing automotive logic out the window. One of comments on that post was from Garrett. He…
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Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools

Published on April 9, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools
When I first started with VW,my instructor said "VW makes cars to support their special tool department". The funny thing his, he was pretty much right. We have over $300,000 worth of tools designed especially for fixing Volkswagens. I have shown you guys pictures of some of the basic mechanic's tools that I have. I…
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Checking and Replacing Fuses on Your Car VIDEO

Published on March 23, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Checking and Replacing Fuses on Your Car VIDEO
Ok, to some of you this might be a really simple thing. Lets remember that at some point ALL of us had to learn this. I shot this video after a conversation with a customer. Like I said in the video, a customer brought her car in because the 12v outlet was not working. This…
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How The Internet Can HELP You Fix Your Car

Published on March 14, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
How The Internet Can HELP You Fix Your Car
So, yesterday I wrote a post about how The Internet Can NOT Fix Your Car. After writing that post, the internet was totally screwing with my. I figured I needed to get some karma points back and tell you guys how you can use the internet to HELP get your car fixed. I want to…
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