A New Addition To The Humble Mechanic Fleet

Published on July 30, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
A New Addition To The Humble Mechanic Fleet
As you all know, I have been working on a 1988 VW Cabriolet called Project Luv A Dub. When you are working with a car that is 25 years old parts can be tough or expensive to come by. So instead of hunting down things part by part, I was looking for a donor car.…
continue reading

Sometimes Fixing Cars Just Goes Wrong

Published on July 26, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Sometimes Fixing Cars Just Goes Wrong
There are time when fixing cars, that no matter how hard you try, things just don't go right. Today I want to tell you all a story about fixing cars, helping a customer, broken parts and trying to make it right. Okay, here we go. A couple of weeks ago, my service manage called me…
continue reading

Why Does A Volkswagen Key Cost So Much?

Published on July 23, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Why Does A Volkswagen Key Cost So Much?
This situation happens about once a month. Customer calls in saying they lost the key or keys for their VW. We tell the customer they will need to show proof they own the vehicle. Then they will need to have the car towed to the dealer. Once the key comes in, we will have to…
continue reading

Best and Worst Jobs For An Auto Mechanic

Published on July 19, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Best and Worst Jobs For An Auto Mechanic
Have you ever wondered what jobs your mechanic hates doing? Well, I don't know if it really qualifies as 'hate" but there are just some jobs that are just no fun. Taking out the engine of a V10 Touareg for example. As you can see this is no small task. The tech that is doing…
continue reading