When is best to Change Engine Oil? In this day and age with How-To blogs and DIY Youtube Channels you can figure out how to do most anything yourself. This is includes regular automotive maintenance projects like changing your oil yourself. We often get asked by beginners if they should change their oil when the
Spring is Here In the Colorado Front Range! Spring in Colorado is an exciting time for everyone from gardeners and convertible owners to meteorologists. As spring begins, there are a number of seasonal maintenance items you’ll want to take care of, in addition to ensuring your vehicle didn’t sustain any issues over the winter months.
Published on April 22, 2019 under Podcast Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com. Be sure to put the phrase “Question for Charles” in the subject.
Powder Coating Rusty Metal It’s no secret that powder coating is one of the most durable coatings on the market and can withstand extreme environments. Powder coating does have its limits and there are some best practices. We often get asked about the materials and surface conditions that powder coating can be applied over. We
How to Clean Metal before Welding The statement “Cleaner is better” can be used as a blanket statement over all types of welding. The more diligent you when cleaning metal for welding the better your weld will be and that’s a fact. We decided to go over our most common weld cleaning supplies and why
Welding Safety For DIY Welders Some of the best things in life are dangerous. The soda you drink, the food you eat, the metal you weld, etc. You know.. the normal stuff! If you’re a hobbyist welder you might not realize the dangers of welding at home. Just like using safety protection when using power
Why Your Car is Overheating As your vehicle gets older you may find that it runs hotter over time. This can eventually cause overheating of the engine and can be caused by a number of things. We decided to give you the top reasons why your radiator isn’t cooling your car effectively any longer. 1.
Guide Coat is necessary when doing bodywork. When you’re looking at that jet black classic car at your local cruise in you may take for granted all of the steps it took to get the car looking laser straight and the finish so “deep” looking. A necessary step in doing bodywork and getting the body
While millions of people suffer from night blindness, most of them have to get around and get behind the wheels of a car. That’s what makes your choice of headlights so important. If you’re wondering about the advantages of LED lights over traditional lights, you’ll find that it can make a huge difference. Here are
If you’ve decided it’s time to get a new vehicle, you’re in good company. After all, Americans bought a whopping 5.3 million cars in 2018. Now that you plan to get a new car, you may wonder, “Should I trade in my car or sell it?” The answer comes down to what you prefer and how important