Our Picks for Best Bike Rack for a SUV 2016

Getting the best bike rack carrier for your SUV is not difficult especially with the many available.   There are three types of bikes racks Roof Racks, Hitch Mount Racks, and Trunk Mounted.   Roof Racks Roof racks are a good option but do have a few negatives.   First they add height to a SUV making them… Read More »

How To Revive Old Power Tool Batteries

Reviving old power tool batteries is something we all want, and need to do. These batteries are very expensive and tossing them away can be even more expensive.   There is a life span of these batteries, however we very seldom get to use them for that entire time. When charging and killing these batteries over and over… Read More »

Top Ten Must Have Tools For Mechanics

Being a mechanic and buying tools is a never ending process.   Many think that like many other trades a few tools are bought and that is it. In reality, which many beginner mechanics will find is that after the basic tools are bought there is always one more tool needed.   For example VW Passats use a… Read More »

Automotive Computer Overview Vehicles Pre-1995: Part 1

Among the different car manufacturers, vehicle models, and years, made before 1995 there are many different computerized engine control systems. Although there are significant differences between the various systems, when compared they are actually more alike than different.   COMMON FEATURES Computers The comprehensive automotive computer is a small, highly reliable, solid-state digital computer protected inside a metal… Read More »

Basic Automotive Air Condition Theory

  This is an introduction to the basics of automotive air conditioning service and repair. The place to start, of course, is with the basics – and in air conditioning, it is extremely important that you understand the principles behind what makes an air conditioning system work. This basic knowledge will be applied throughout all phases of air… Read More »