Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest 2012

Published on October 15, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest 2012
Happy Monday everyone! I want to use today to give you all a recap of the Volkswagen show that I went to this weekend. On Saturday a local tuning shop Black Forest Industries held their second Oktoberfest. Surprisingly it is a German car show, with some German food, and local NC Beer. I was able…
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A Quick Email List Update

Published on October 14, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
A Quick Email List Update
Hey everyone! I am currently upgrading the service that I use to manage the email list. So I want to keep you all updated. What does this mean for you? Well with any luck, a cleaner looking email update. Something a little more professional. What you need to do. At this point you don't need…
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The Future Of Automotive Tuning

Published on October 9, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
The Future Of Automotive Tuning
Years ago tuning a car was simple. More air into the engine meant you could add more fuel. The more air and more fuel, the faster the car would go. Simple right? Doing things like Adding different air intakes Changing exhausts modifying internal engine parts (like cam shafts) Adding forced induction in the form of…
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Does My Car Need This Service ~ Oil Change

Published on October 8, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Does My Car Need This Service ~ Oil Change
Hey everyone! I hope that you are all enjoying your Monday. I spent the weekend doing some remodeling on my bathroom. It turns out that I like working on cars much much more than I like working on the house. Okay enough about houses, let's talk oil changes. This is another installment in the "Does…
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Can a Repair Shop Keep An Unsafe Car

Published on October 4, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Can a Repair Shop Keep An Unsafe Car
Today we are going to talk about a bit of a sensitive topic. Should a repair shop be able to keep your car if it is unsafe? Let me set the stage. A customer brings their car into the shop. The mechanic takes it on a short test drive, and finds the brakes barely work.…
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