Once you have a set of basic tools, it’s time to expand your DIY toolbox. Here are a few maintenance tools that make working on your car easier and safer.
As a beginning DIYer most people buy a basic tool set that can handle a variety of tasks. Those basic tools are great and lay a firm foundation for a … Continue Reading 7 Must-Have Specialty Tools For The Growing DIYer
Learning how to use an oil filter wrench is a good addition to your DIY auto repair know-how. Here’s a rundown of every type on the market.
Changing your own oil is easy, but you need the know-how. Here are the tools needed to change oil on your own.
The number of tools at an automotive technician’s disposal is truly amazing. Socket options alone can span pages and pages of a tool catalog. But there is a growing list … Continue Reading 5 Specialty Pro Tools That Get The Job Done
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
Most batteries in today’s vehicles fancy themselves “maintenance free,” but that’s not entirely true. This just means you won’t be concerning yourself with pulling terminals or pouring electrolyte. Actually, these batteries require attention to stay in good shape…
Specialty wrenches will help you get things done, and usually faster too. Our list of wrenches and tools are essential for the weekend wrencher.
Work with cars long enough and you will have to cut some tubing. Whether you just need to replace a fitting with stripped threads, replace an entire hard line, or … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Cut Metal Tubing
When the ominous “Check Engine” light comes on, it could be anything from a loose gas cap to an engine dangerously close to overheating — so it’s a good idea to get it checked out ASAP. These days with new technology, diagnostic scan tools have become affordable enough to add to your own DIY arsenal…