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Welcome to the Humble Mechanic Video Podcast. This is the show were we talk about many areas of the automotive industry. Everything from being an auto tech, buying tools, earning money, talking to customers, and more. If you are not a mechanic, tune in to learn the ins and outs of the industry. It can help you find a good tech, and help avoid getting ripped off.

SK Tool Review ~ DT120 1/4″ Drive Ratchet

Published on January 13, 2018 under Video
SK Tool Review ~ DT120 1/4″ Drive Ratchet
Today we review the SK Tools 1/4" DT120 ratcheting wrench. This 1/4" drive ratchet is designed to have a high tooth count for low swing, but also be strong. As a VW technician 1/4" drive ratchets were one of my main go to tools. This 1/4" ratchet mechanism can also be dropped into any SK…
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VW Atlas Review 2018 R Line ~ What’s Good?

Published on January 10, 2018 under Video
VW Atlas Review 2018 R Line ~ What’s Good?
Today we review the 2018 VW Atlas R line. The Atlas R line is the biggest 3rd row SUV in the Volkswagen Fleet. If you have been wondering what the Atlas MPG is, how the interior of the Atlas feels, or how it drives, you're in for a treat. The 2018 Atlas R line is…
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What Is Corner Balancing and Why Your Car Needs It

Published on January 3, 2018 under Video
What Is Corner Balancing and Why Your Car Needs It
What is corner balancing you say? After you have modified your car's suspension you need to do a few things. We talked about it a little in the video¬†5 Tips For Coilover Adjustment and Installation. On the GTI I installed adjustable suspension called coilovers. This means we can adjust ride hight to dial in exactly…
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5 Tips For Coilover Adjustment and Installation

Published on December 22, 2017 under Video
5 Tips For Coilover Adjustment and Installation
Adding an adjustable suspension to a car is a great way to maximize the performance. But installing and adjusting coilovers can be a little intimidating. What happens if you get the ride height wrong? What if it's too low? Will my car flip over? These questions may seem a little extreme, but I have seen…
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How To Install A Boost Gauge On Any Car

Published on December 20, 2017 under Video
How To Install A Boost Gauge On Any Car
If you have a turbocharged engine, installing a boost gauge is a great modification. Boost gauges can read boost level, and many read engine vacuum. Whether you're installing a digital boost gauge, or a manual boost gauge, the installation process is very similar. The AEM gauge we are using here also has a boost controller…
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The Must Have Tools For VW and Audi Repairs

Published on December 1, 2017 under Video
The Must Have Tools For VW and Audi Repairs
There is not surprise that working on VW or Audi cars require tools, a LOT of tools. Many of those tools are beyond the basic hand tools like wrenches, ratchets, and screwdrivers. So today I want to show you guys some of the tools that you will really need for working on Volkswagens and on…
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