Power Probe 4 The power probe is one of those tools that should be sold at every tool and part store out there, Perfect for any electrical diagnosis big or small. I personally invested in this tool after having many trailer light repairs come to my shop. It helped me diagnose the issue in half … Continue reading Electrical Problem Solver!
This is a pneumatic operated coolant filler. I use it every time I fill a vehicle with coolant. It is one of those tools not many people know of, but need to! It will suck all the air from the coolant system and replace it with coolant. Meaning no more pesky air bubbles that you … Continue reading Vacuum your coolant, Save time!
The Flexible Long Reach Hose Clamp Remover These cars now days are getting more and more compact. New creature comforts, emissions, and over engineering has made for some extremely tight spots on the vehicle while trying to service certain items. Including hoses that you can barley see with your eye let alone get some pliers … Continue reading Clamp in a tight spot? This tool will help!
Image found on Google This will explain the procedures to properly remove and inspect the cylinder head and gasket on a 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L (will relate to all other 2.7L 90's style Toyota applications as well.) It is important to clean away any debris from the engine to prevent anything from falling inside the … Continue reading 97 Tacoma 2.7L cylinder head removal & inspection
Image found on google This will help go over how to remove and replace a fuel filter on a 2012 GMC Denali 2500HD 6.6L Duramax, or equivalent. This motor has been used by General Motors for many years, and will be found in many Chevy and GMC trucks. Including the Sierra, Silverado, Express, and Savana, … Continue reading 2012 Denali 2500HD 6.6L Duramax Fuel Filter Replacement/Tips
I as a mechanic am constantly receiving phone calls about doing pre-purchase inspections on used vehicles my customers are looking to buy. Most of those first vehicles they have me look at are not worth the money the seller is asking. They are then able to either talk the seller down to save on the … Continue reading Before you buy a used car, DO THIS!
Photo found on Google This will cover how to remove and replace the headlight assembly on an 06 Dodge Charger or equivalent. (several years will be the same procedures). Headlights will get damaged due to road debris, sun, cracking or scratching the outer lens. Causing them to be very dim during nighttime driving, and look … Continue reading 06 Dodge Charger Headlight Replacement
Wheel bearing failure Having a wheel bearing come apart on you is very serious and dangerous. It is the main component that is holding your wheel to your vehicle. These can be checked at your local mechanic shop, and should be every oil change! Preventative maintenance is key to not having them come apart and … Continue reading You can prevent this!
Photo found on Homedepot Flexible Driver The flexible 1/4 inch driver, and or bit driver pay for themselves after the first job. I always know where this tool is located in my shop. And frequently use this tool most for removing those deep hard to get bolts and screws in the engine. I Grab this … Continue reading Get This! Save Time!
Save your head, hold your hood! Have you ever popped the hood on your car the first real good cold day of the year, or pulled a customers car into the shop. First thing you do is swing it open stick your head in and the damn hood comes right back down and slams down … Continue reading Shop Must! The Hood Holder