Automotive Basics

How To Use A Multimeter

How To Use A Multimeter ~ The digital multimeter is the go to tool for dealing with electrical problems in a car, and is the proper tool to measure voltage, current, and resistance. In fact, [Read More…]
The Importance of Torquing Lug Nuts / Lug Bolts
How To & DIY

How To Properly Torque Lug Nuts / Lug Bolts

Over the years, we’ve seen wheels come off and much worse, all for one simple reason – they failed to properly torque (tighten) the lug nuts on their vehicles. Torquing lug nuts to the right torque specs and in the correct torque sequence is critical. Learn how to properly torque your lug nut / lug bolts here. [Read More…]
Torque Wrench
How To & DIY

How to Use a Torque Wrench

Torque specifications for components (especially engine components) are not to be taken lightly. Fastener torque requirements are also changing as nuts and bolts are becoming more and more vehicle specific. There is no more running to the parts bin for a quick replacement. [Read More…]
Body Filler Basics
How To & DIY

How To Use Body Filler

When working with body filler, what ever tools you use, the trick is to not add the last “skim coat ” till you KNOW that it is all you need. Don’t try to block out that first coat, just use it as a base for the LAST skim coat. [Read More…]