My name is Charles. I am a Volkswagen technician, and have been a mechanic, a grease monkey, and a car enthusiast for many years. I started this site mainly to connect with my customers in a way that I can’t in the shop. However, it’s my hope it can also serves as a community forum to share information, impart a little wisdom, and have a little fun. Let’s get started.
PODCAST and VIDEO ARCHIVE
Hey guys! I wanted to my hand at shooting a video today. I shot this to show you guys the tool kit that I built for my wifes truck. I spent just under $100 for everything that I got. ENJOY! After watching the video, I realized I forgot to mension fuses. I couldn’t find any […]
As a mechanic, teamed up with a service advisor, it is part of my job to help customers make some tough choices. Something that come up a lot is deciding to fix all of a cars issues, or break the repairs up over time. From a very selfish place, I would say always fix it […]
Happy monday everyone! I had a post all written for day, but instead I wanted to tell you guys a cool story about a great customer of mine. I will call her Ann. This morning I got paged up to the service drive. I walked around the corner, and much to my surprise there was […]
A post came into the blog yesterday about brake fluid. If you have been following along with my posts, you know I have done some about brakes, and brake fluid. This comment came in response to my “5 things everyone can check post” Good article, please advise folks not to top off their brake fluid. […]
Yesterday my serivce manager asked me for some help. He said that the Service Express guys needed some practice, and wanted to know if they could use my Passat. I was not really due for an oil change, but my car is a tricky oil change to do the right way. Oh, just so everyone […]