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Should You Follow Your Owners Manual for Maintenance?

Published on August 7, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

When it comes to maintaining a car, the owners manual is a great guide. But should you just follow it? When should you change your oil? When should you replace spark plugs, what about fluid like coolant with no replacement interval? There is a lot of things missing from the owners book, and some maintenances…
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Everything FIXED on MK5 GTI ~ Jobs Going Sideways

Published on August 2, 2018 under Humble Mechanic

The MK5 GTI had a of issues. We looked at everything wrong with it, so we are looking at everything we fixed. We stilled a GTI exhaust, MK5 downpipe, DIYs on front and rear brakes, installing and adjusting coilovers, new headlights, a BPY valve cover, and a whole bunch more. Thanks to FCP EURO and…
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Tool Giveaway with The Home Depot

Published on July 23, 2018 under Humble Mechanic
Tool Giveaway with The Home Depot
Free Tools? Who doesn't love free tools? Earlier this year I started a deal with The Home Depot (Home Depot MotorSports). They send me a few tools once a quarter, and I check them out and review them what makes sense for Humble Mechanic. One of the main reasons I did this deal was to…
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Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 231

Published on May 30, 2018 under Humble Mechanic
Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 231
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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