What is soldering, and how can you get started? Once you know the basics, you might just decide to make a few new additions to your toolbox.
Just when you expect it the least, POP!, your air hose springs a leak. Hopefully it doesn’t just blow apart and the end connected to the compressor whips at your … Continue Reading How to Repair An Air Hose
When it comes to working on your vehicle’s electrical system, even seasoned professionals get frustrated. Intermittent problems, under-dash harnesses that look like spaghetti, and years of patches and “get it … Continue Reading How to Solder Wires: Tips And Tricks For Making A Solid Connection
For most car owners, the scope of electrical system knowledge stops at the fusebox. If it isn’t a bad fuse or bad bulb, that is as far as they can … Continue Reading Know-How Notes – Electrical Tools Guide
Braided hoses are often necessary for high-pressure applications, such as power steering lines and some fuel systems. While OEM application hoses can be purchased assembled, sometime you have to build … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Braided Hose End Guide
So you finally got that pesky intermittent electrical problem on your ride traced down to a bad connection. Now you just need to cut it out and replace it, but … Continue Reading Know-How Notes – Wiring Terminal & Connector Guide
Electrical issues are one of the most difficult problems to trace down in a car. Many times the issue is intermittent, where sometimes the circuit works, and sometimes it does … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Use Crimp Terminals The Right Way
Beginning in the 1970s, GM started using a specialized weather-resistant terminal design called “Weather Pack”. This modular terminal system was designed to seal the wires and terminals from corrosion. These … Continue Reading Know-How Notes – How to Assemble Weather Pack/Metri Pack Terminals