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REBATE ~ DENSO Iridium TT Spark Plugs

Published on March 28, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
REBATE ~ DENSO Iridium TT Spark Plugs
Spark plugs are something that are often taken for granted. That is until our engine has a problem. Almost everyone has heard of Denso and their roll in the spark plug world. Now, I know what your are thinking "Charles, you are a Euro guy, Denso plugs are for Asian imports". Well you are right,…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 128

Published on February 8, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 128
Today on the Automotive Podcast, I will be taking your car related questions. The “Viewer Automotive Question” shows are done every Monday. If you have 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 way to avoid…
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Top 5 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Tool Deals

Published on November 26, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
Top 5 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Tool Deals
It is that time of year again. Where we hunt down the best deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Whether you are braving the stores for doorbuster deals, or sitting behind your computer shopping online, there are great tool deals to be had. Here are my top 5 best deals   This Coast light…
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Top 5 Failures 1998-2005 Passat B5/B5.5

Published on November 20, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
Top 5 Failures 1998-2005 Passat B5/B5.5
Back in action talking about more failed parts. We are well into the series where we are talking about overall failures of the car, not just the specific parts. I think it's a lot of fun to look back and remember all the issues a generation had. The car we are talking about today is…
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The Best Car At SEMA 2015 – EricTheCarGuy – ChrisFix – Engineering Explained – Humble Mechanic

Published on November 17, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
The Best Car At SEMA 2015 – EricTheCarGuy – ChrisFix – Engineering Explained – Humble Mechanic
This is a project long in the making. Today EricTheCarGuy Engineering Explained, ChrisFix, and Humble Mechanic team up for some video shenanigans. On this episode we are chatting a little about what car we would drive home from the 2015 SEMA show. Be sure to stay tuned and subscribe for more! The Cast EricTheCarGuy ChrisFix…
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How To Chip a MK3 VR6 ~ DIY Video

Published on October 15, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
How To Chip a MK3 VR6 ~ DIY Video
Today I will teach you how to chip your MK3 Volkswagen. This process involves removing and installing the ECM of the car, as well as replacing the "chip". This is also known as tuning the vehicle. We are going to be performing this VW DIY on my MK3 GTI with the VR6 engine. Not only…
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