Working on your own car is as rewarding as it is practical. The DIY mechanic industry is huge and includes everyone from expert mechanics to parents who want to learn more about cars to keep the family vehicle in good condition. You don’t need a lot of tools to start working on cars, but there are a few basics every new DIYer needs in their mechanic toolbox. Here are four essential sets for both the casual DIYer and avid hobbyist…
When you start working on cars it is common to acquire a starter tool set to cover most repairs. A set of wrenches and a socket set are great, but … Continue Reading 5 Must-Have Specialty Tools For the DIY Garage
In the garage power tools are convenient and helpful for maintaining and repairing your vehicle, but hand tools are the crucial instruments every do-it-yourselfer relies on in the shop or … Continue Reading Get a Grip: Socket Set Buyer’s Guide
A socket set can do so much more with the right accessories. Here’s how to take your mechanic’s tool box to the next level.
While many automotive fasteners on your vehicle do not require accurate torquing, the critical components certainly do, such as suspension, engine, and drivetrain components. If you do not use a … Continue Reading Precision Matters: How To Use a Torque Wrench The Right Way
If you have an aspiring mechanic, do-it-yourselfer or all-around handy person on your holiday shopping list, find the perfect gift here. These six gift ideas are both practical and exciting, and are sure to please those who love tackling automotive or household projects…
The AAA Student Auto Skills Competition fosters youth interest in the automotive industry and rewards the nation’s top auto tech students. Old-timers may miss the days of teenagers popping hoods … Continue Reading NAPA Sponsors National Competition for Auto Tech Students