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How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box

Published on April 18, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box
Tool box organization is vital to a professional mechanic. To be successful, we have to work both smart and hard. Professional mechanics set their toolbox up in a way that promotes efficiency and cleanliness. Today I take you on a tour of my yellow box. You know, the one with all the stickers you have seen…
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Can You Trust a Cars Warning Lights?

Published on April 6, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
Can You Trust a Cars Warning Lights?
Modern cars are filled with warning light that come on. These car warning lights alert us to issues with our engine, low tire pressure, cooling system issues, engine oil problems and more. If we see the check engine light come on can we really trust that is should be on? This all comes about from an experiment…
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CrewMember Business Feature Of The Week ~ EuroWise

Published on February 15, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
CrewMember Business Feature Of The Week ~ EuroWise
Now that the CrewMembership program is fully up and running, it's time to learn more about the companies that are supporting the program. Each week I will feature a company that is giving CrewMembers discounts. This is my way of letting you guys know just how awesome it is to be a CrewMember. It also…
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Best Holiday Gifts for A Gear Head

Published on December 4, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
Best Holiday Gifts for A Gear Head
Some may find it hard to buy holiday gifts for the gear head in their life. This Christmas season, don't chance getting the wrong gift for that car fanatic. Here are some of my recommendations for "Gear Head Gifts" Jack and Jack Stands This is a must for anyone doing their own car repairs. The…
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How To Properly Check A Serpentine Belt

Published on November 23, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
How To Properly Check A Serpentine Belt
As a professional mechanic, there are many items we check on cars. We not only look for broken or failing car parts, but we look for maintenance items as well. Over the years serpentine belts and "V-belt" have been a common part that require maintenance. Back when I first started, a simple visual inspection was…
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How To Remove A VW Alternator ~ Salvage Yard Tips

Published on November 22, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
How To Remove A VW Alternator ~ Salvage Yard Tips
In this DIY and Drive video, I will show you how to remove a Volkswagen alternator. As I mention in the video, you will need to remove the serpentine belt, and the belt tensioner. Luckily I have a video on how to remove a VW serpentine belt tensioner. This car is a 2.0 Jetta MK4. And…
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The Road To SEMA 2016

Published on November 19, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
The Road To SEMA 2016
The SEMA Show 2016 is an amazing car show. I along with other automotive Youtubers had to pleasure of making the drive from LA to the SEMA show, in an event we call "The Road TO SEMA 2016". This SEMA road trip consisted of an automotive museum tour, a local car show, a fan get…
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