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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.

How To Check and Replace a Door Latch MK5 GTI

Published on June 6, 2018 under Video
How To Check and Replace a Door Latch MK5 GTI
How To Check and Replace a Door latch is a very common vw repair. This can be due to a sticking door, stuck door, a door that will not open, or a door that will not lock or unlock. There are also some checks you should do before replacing the door latch. Big time thanks…
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How Not To Buy A VW Project Car

Published on May 16, 2018 under Video
How Not To Buy A VW Project Car
How Not To Buy A VW Project Car. Today we kick off the MK5 GTI project. This will be a ton of videos showing you how to fix many problems with the FSI engine, MK5 platform, and car repair in general. Today we cover everything wrong with the MK5 GTI, and give a sneak peak…
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My Experience at Automotive Tech School

Published on February 23, 2018 under Video
My Experience at Automotive Tech School
As you know I went to Automotive tech school. I attended Universal Technical Institute in 2002. My experience at automotive tech school was great. If not for tech school I would never have become a mechanic, and wouldn't be doing videos. A lot of you guys have asked me about my experience in tech school,…
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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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