Rusted bolts stink. It doesn’t matter if the car is just a few years old or 50, there will always be rusted or seized nuts and bolts somewhere on the … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Remove a Rusted Bolt
A rusted or corroded bolt can seriously halt your progress on a project. Learn how to remove a seized bolt to simplify your future DIY projects.
When it comes to metric vs. standard bolts, it can be hard to tell the difference. Can you? Take this quiz to see!
Automotive fasteners use two systems of measurement: metric vs. standard. It’s easy to get them confused, but here’s how to tell which one your car uses.
There comes a time for every DIYer to face the challenge of removing a bolt that has been treated with red high–strength threadlocker. When the factory absolutely does not want … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Remove Red Threadlocker
You are just about finished with your most recent maintenance project, one more bolt to tighten and…. dang it, wouldn’t you know the threads just blew out in the cylinder … Continue Reading How to install a Helicoil Insert And Fix Stripped Threads
Fasteners are complicated, particularly screws. There many variations for screws, so many that it can be hard to figure out what you need, even with the old one in your … Continue Reading A Guide To Common Screws Found Around The Garage
Just a bit tighter and that should do it….. annnnnnd now it is stripped. Great, that’s not a good situation. You just stripped out a hole in a bracket that … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Repair Damaged Threads
Removing rusted nuts and bolts can quickly go from minor annoyance to major disaster.
Sweat is beading up on your forehead, the mid-day sun blistering the skin on the back of your neck and a blast of 80-mile an hour wind about knocks you … Continue Reading Wheel Stud Replacement How-To For Most Vehicles