DIY Car Maintenance

If you are the type that likes to manage some of your own automotive repairs, here are some DIY car maintenance tips that anyone can do.

DIY Car Maintenance

If you are the type that likes to manage some of your own automotive repairs, here are some DIY car maintenance tips that anyone can do.

5 Car Maintenance Myths

Aspiring automotive technicians interested in learning how to maintain their car will be interested in the truth behind these 5 car maintenance myths.

Characteristics of a Good Car Salesperson

Sales and Success Tips We’ve all had to deal with them (and purposely try to avoid them) – car salespeople.  There are a lot of jokes and stereotypes, especially concerning used car s

The first impression your home makes sets the tone for the overall aesthetic of your house

When renovating, often the focus and dollars are given to achieving that “designer look” for the interior of our homes. We forget that the first … Read More

Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 208

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question

Mass Production of Self Driving Cars Coming Soon

Can The Average Consumer Buy One Car manufacturers have been ramping up their commitment to safer roads with self-driving vehicles. It was recently announced that Cruise Automation and their pare

VR6t GTI Update ~ A Million Details

Next up on the VR6T build we are dealing with details. Every project car has a million little details that you never think about. As we come close to starting up the car for the first time, many of th

Deal(er) With It...

Florida residents scrambled to find cover for their cars, and found themselves at odds with car dealers.

How To Restore Any Wiring Harness

On project cars, restoring, retapping, repairing or fixing wiring harness is a common repair. If you have damaged wiring you always want to fix it when access is easy. Plus restoring an engine harness

Streetside: 1984 Dodge Rampage Prospector - Evocative Utility

Funny what you find in front of a nearby AutoZone on an evening fuel filter run - a super-rare 1984 Dodge Rampage, complete with the Prospector trim package.

FINALLY The Audio Only Humble Mechanic Podcast

Almost three years ago I pressed record on the camera and started shooting the show. One of the things you guys have been asking me for is an audio only version of the videos. And I could not agree mo

Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 207

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question

2018 Tiguan ~ The Good, The Bad, and The Rest

The 2018 Tiguan was a little bit of a quite release for VW. With all the marketing efforts going to the Atlas. Since the Atlas was held at the plant, the Tiguan complete redesign was not pumped up as

Do Car Covers Really Protect Your Car

Preserving The Life Of Your Car Everyone who owns a car would love to have a garage to store it in. That would eliminate most concerns about theft, vandalism and weather damage. However, it’s no

10 Uses For Your Second Garage

A second garage isn’t something everybody has. Those who are lucky enough to have the extra space are sometimes stumped with what to do with … Read More

BMW Ultimate Driving Experience ~ AWESOME

This week I had the chance to attend the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience M Car Control Clinic. This is the first time I have had actual driving instruction since I was 15. This experience may have bee

Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 206

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question

How to Avoid Vehicle Theft

Outsmarting the Criminals to Protect Your Automobile No matter where you live, whether in a urban, suburban, or rural area, there are good and bad people. Most would assume that your odds are higher t

Is a Flooded Car Totalled?

Is a flooded car necessarily junk? What to watch out for, right here.

How To Make Your Driveway The Envy Of Your Neighborhood

In every neighborhood some homes command more attention than others. Eye-catching aspects of these homes might be an individual item or a combination of items, … Read More

Tips for Interior Car Care

Cleaning the Inside of your Car Caring for your car’s interior is about the opposite from cleaning the exterior. You need a completely different set of products and tools to manage the interior

UnBoxing August’s PetrolBox®

Doing unboxing videos is not something I imagined I would ever take on. But it has become a once month fun video to do. The folks at PetrolBox have become friends of the show. So much so that August&r

Viewer Car Questions ~ Podcast Episode 204

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question

Automatic vs Manual Transmission – Which to Choose?

Pros and Cons With Both Types of Automotive Transmission I grew up on a farm driving vehicles with a manual transmission and I always felt like there was something kind of cool about controlling those

Touching Up Paint Chips On Your Car

No matter how much tender love and care you give to your vehicle, the odds are that at some point you will probably end up with a chip in your paint. It usually happens because a rock is propelled off

Best Method For Repairing Hail Dents

With the extreme weather in the San Antonio area, your car can take a beating…literally. Not only do you have to watch out for door dings and runaway shopping carts, but the worst is when those

Which is Safer -Traveling By Car or By Plane

The topic of the car vs plane and safety when traveling has been discussed by many people who are afraid of flying in an airplane. Statistically, the answer is always the same. But for people who have

Road Safety Tips for Summer Vacations

Summer is a great time to hit the road with the family and discover new locations in Texas and beyond. Even though it can be stressful to be in a car for extended periods of time, the memories that ar

The 10 questions a garage door dealer is asked most often

Here, in quick succession, are the 10 questions homeowners ask most often when the time comes to purchase a garage door.  There are certainly many … Read More

Car Talk's Summer Driving Tips

Summer driving tips from Car Talk. Print these out for trouble-free motoring on your summer road trips.  

Residential garage doors: North America versus Europe

The vast majority—if not to say practically all—of the residential garage doors used in North America are the sectional type. The height of the panels … Read More

Here are some good reasons to replace your old garage door opener

Does your garage door opener look like something used by Fred Flintstone? Do you have to go through all sorts of contortions with your opener … Read More

Currently, the best buy on the market in electric garage door openers is the 8550W

Is your garage opener starting to feel its age? Could this be the time for you to change it? But which garage door opener model … Read More

Lame Joke: The South Pacific Collision

What happened when two ships collided? 

Fan Takes Issue With Car Talk Blogger's Use of Word "Issue"

Got a linguistic pet peeve? Here's a letter from someone who has an issue with "issue" and isn't too shy to tell us about it! 

The Mechanic and the Moth

A mechanic was working late one night when a man walked into his shop. "Can you help me?" the man asked. "I think I am a moth."

Top 5 Ways to Upgrade Just About Any Garage

Despite what we would all like to think, our basic needs have essentially remained the same throughout the ages. Regular meals, a roof over our … Read More

Why did my garage door come off its tracks?

There are a number of reasons why a garage door could come off its tracks and hit the ground. Probably you are asking yourself “Why … Read More

My garage is out of control and I want to improve its layout…Where do I start?

You’ve had enough of your cluttered garage… The next step it to clean it up, but where to start? Don’t worry – you are far … Read More

Jokes to Tax Your Patience

What's worse than writing a check to the IRS? These jokes, probably. Read at your own risk. 

Don't Drive Like His Brother

Two friends  are driving around town. They come up to a red light and the guy driving accelerates and speeds right through it. Naturally his friend is pretty upset by this.&nb

The Feather Duster Special

There's a special kind of duster—more of a brush, actually—that specialists use... 

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