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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 VW Parts Fail ~ Heater Cores

Published on December 15, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ Heater Cores
It has been a while since the last "How VW Parts Fail" video. But I have an awesome one for you today. This is the time of year we see the most failing heater cores. That makes sense because this is the time of year that most folks start using their heat. There are a…
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SCANGRIP I-VIEW Headlamp ~ REVIEW

Published on December 11, 2015 under Video
SCANGRIP I-VIEW Headlamp ~ REVIEW
As you guys know, I LOVE flashlights. Headlamps have always been one of those tools I love the idea of. Heck even my dentist uses a headlamp. Today we are going to be checking out the I-View Headlamp from SCANGRIP. There are always a lot of things to consider when reviewing a light. But when…
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Coast HP3R Rechargeable Pen Light ~ Review

Published on December 9, 2015 under Video
Coast HP3R Rechargeable Pen Light ~ Review
Today we are checking out the Coast HP3R Rechargeable Focusing Pen Light. As many of you know I am a flashlight snob. Having a good quality light is a vital part of being a mechanic. In addition to that, I carry a flashlight everywhere I go. I asked the folks at Coast if they had…
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DashCam Review ~ VanTrue Ondash R2

Published on December 7, 2015 under Video
DashCam Review ~ VanTrue Ondash R2
In many parts of the world, dash cams are a must. Here in the US, scam artists are not as common, but dash cams still have a great value. Today we are going to be looking at and reviewing the VanTrue Ondash R2 Car Dash Cam. Using a dash camera to catch scam artists is…
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Does 3m Intake System Cleaner Really Work?

Published on November 30, 2015 under Video
Does 3m Intake System Cleaner Really Work?
Today I will be testing 3m Intake System Cleaner. This cleaner is meant to clean the intake┬ámanifold, valves, and combustion chamber of 4 stroke engines. We will be cleaning the intake system of my 1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6. The maintenance history of this car is largely unknown. There are many products that claim to clean…
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Top 5 Failures of 2006-2011 VW Passats

Published on October 13, 2015 under Video
Top 5 Failures of 2006-2011 VW Passats
Today we are doing a little bit of a modified "How VW Parts Fail" video. We are going to be looking at the top 5 failures on B6 Passats. Now these are not the only failures of the 2006-2011 Passats. There are plenty of other things that fail. So if I didn't mention something in…
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VR6 Coolant Pipe and Thermostat Housing DIY

Published on September 29, 2015 under Video
VR6 Coolant Pipe and Thermostat Housing DIY
This is a DIY on replacing the VW VR6 coolant pipe, aka Crack Pipe, and thermostat housing. on the AAA VR6 engine. We learn how to replace the pipe and a few things to be careful of. This is another video in the MK3 DIY series. You can check out the Mk3 GTI walk around…
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