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!
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!
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!
Disclaimer photo was not taken by me Step-by-step instructions to removing and replacing the intake manifold on an 02 Mercury Mountaineer with a 4.6L SOHC V8. This is a common repair on this engine, in this particular case the manifold was leaking right under the thermostat housing. They designed the intake manifold all one piece … Continue reading 02 4.6L Mountaineer Intake Manifold Replacement