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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Drill & Impact Driver Combo ~ Review

Published on September 26, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

Today we review Milwaukee M18 Drill and Impact Driver Combo. This drill and impact kit comes with the tools, 2 5ah batteries, a charger for m18 and m12, and a carrying case. The impact tool was my most used tool as an automotive mechanic. Both tools have great power and brushless motors. It also doesn't…
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MK3 VR6t UPDATE and MK1 VR6 Swap Update

Published on September 21, 2018 under Humble Mechanic
MK3 VR6t UPDATE and MK1 VR6 Swap Update
Today I am trying something a little different. You are getting 2 videos in one. I made a video on the MK3 VR6t, updating where we are in the build. We also talk about what the next few jobs are, and why the project stalled. I also had the chance to catch up with my…
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How to Read Engine Oil Bottles ~ Always Get The Right Oil

Published on September 18, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

Buying the right engine oil can be confusing. But it's actually very simple. Using the information listed on the engine oil bottle, and your owners manual, you never have to worry about getting the wrong engine oil for your car or truck. Reading the engine oil bottle can be tricky. Here are the simple facts!…
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Viewer Car Questions ANSWERED ~ Podcast Episode 240

Published on September 10, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com. Be sure to put the phrase "Question for Charles" in the subject. That is the best so you can…
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3 Biggest Struggles for New Technicians

Published on August 31, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

Starting out as a mechanic can be hard. Buying mechanic tools, learning flat rate, dealing with management, warranty work, ASE testing, and more. There are so many things to learn when you are just starting out as a mechanic. Today I team up with UTI and shine some light on the struggles and help ease…
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Should Auto Mechanics be Required to be Licensed?

Published on August 18, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

In may places auto mechanics or auto technicians are not required to have a license to fix cars. Should we require mechanics to have a license before they can work on cars or trucks? Would forcing mechanics to have a license make things better for mechanics? How is a license different from ASE certification? Today…
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