tools

Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools

Published on April 9, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools
When I first started with VW,my instructor said "VW makes cars to support their special tool department". The funny thing his, he was pretty much right. We have over $300,000 worth of tools designed especially for fixing Volkswagens. I have shown you guys pictures of some of the basic mechanic's tools that I have. I…
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Simple and Cheap First Aid Kit for Your Car

Published on March 20, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Simple and Cheap First Aid Kit for Your Car
Hey guys, I wanted to give you a slightly different perspective today. My good friend Kristin is medical professional. I was able to sweet talk her into writing a post for us. We get to hear from her about building a small med kit for your car. PLEASE post any questions you have for Kristin…
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The Mystery of automotive diagnostic equipment

Published on January 30, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
The Mystery of automotive diagnostic equipment
It is no secret that dealers have the most state of the art diagnostic equipment in the industry. Everything from our $1100 battery testers, to our $12,000 VW scan tool.  In fact, the amount of dollars that are spent on special tools and equipment is truly unbelievable. With all that money wrapped up in scan…
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