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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.

VR6t GTI Update ~ A Million Details

Published on September 17, 2017 under Video
VR6t GTI Update ~ A Million Details
Next up on the VR6T build we are dealing with details. Every project car has a million little details that you never think about. As we come close to starting up the car for the first time, many of those details need to be addressed. Some are required to be addressed before the car can…
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How To Restore Any Wiring Harness

Published on September 13, 2017 under Video
How To Restore Any Wiring Harness
On project cars, restoring, retapping, repairing or fixing wiring harness is a common repair. If you have damaged wiring you always want to fix it when access is easy. Plus restoring an engine harness makes the engine compartment look amazing. It is small touches like this that can make an engine room look amazing. Plus…
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2018 Tiguan ~ The Good, The Bad, and The Rest

Published on September 10, 2017 under Video
2018 Tiguan ~ The Good, The Bad, and The Rest
The 2018 Tiguan was a little bit of a quite release for VW. With all the marketing efforts going to the Atlas. Since the Atlas was held at the plant, the Tiguan complete redesign was not pumped up as much. As you may know, my wife and I own a 2015 Tiguan. We have owned…
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BMW Ultimate Driving Experience ~ AWESOME

Published on September 7, 2017 under Video
BMW Ultimate Driving Experience ~ AWESOME
This week I had the chance to attend the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience M Car Control Clinic. This is the first time I have had actual driving instruction since I was 15. This experience may have been a little more intense than when I got my license. The M car clinic is a full day…
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UnBoxing August’s PetrolBox®

Published on August 22, 2017 under Video
UnBoxing August’s PetrolBox®
Doing unboxing videos is not something I imagined I would ever take on. But it has become a once month fun video to do. The folks at PetrolBox have become friends of the show. So much so that August's PetrolBox includes something I am super excited about. What is that something? Well you will just…
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Generation 1 TDI Modification: The Repair is Live!

Published on August 11, 2017 under Video
Generation 1 TDI Modification: The Repair is Live!
Remember Dieselgate, the VW TDI scandal? Well the first generation fix is now out for the TDI Golf, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, and Beetles. The TDI fix will include a NoX cat, oxygen sensor, EGR parts, and possibly a DPF. There will be no Ad-blue on the gen 1 TDIs. It would have really been great…
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5 Quick Tips For Replacing Camshafts

Published on August 8, 2017 under Video
5 Quick Tips For Replacing Camshafts
If you are rebuilding an engine, odds are you will replace the camshaft or camshafts. Today we look at some must follow tips for replacing a camshaft on just about any engine. During my VR6 engine rebuild I replaced the camshafts with a mild upgrade. Become A CrewMember If you like this show. If you…
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