Wrench Tips #32: Precision for Pennies
by Dave Coleman
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Wrench Tips #31: Cast Aluminum in a Can
by Dave Coleman
Make your old cast aluminum bits look new again!
Project Garage, Part VII: Garage Tools
By Sarah Forst
A good garage space is useless without an effective collection of tools. From sockets to ratchets, screwdrivers to wrenches, check out what keeps Project Garage stocked with everything it needs for all kinds of car projects.
C.A.D. - Cardboard Aided Design
By Dan Barnes
It was an epiphany when I walked into a race shop and saw the interior tin work of an under-construction Rolex GT car mocked up entirely in white illustration board, clecos and blue tape. I made a mental note: I can do that! I can even afford that! Now my projects turn out better with the use of old cereal boxes, scissors and tape.
Wrench Tips #30: Finding Oil Leaks Using Fluorescent Goo
Finding the origin of an oil leak can be a pain in the ass. By the time you even notice you have a leak, the stuff has spread itself all over the engine leaving little hint as to where it came from. If you could turn back the clock and watch the stuff leak out, it would be easy, but how?
By Alex Vendler
Its happened to all of us. You park your car and head to your destination only to return and find that another motorist violated Newton's law about two objects inhabiting the same space at the same time. Crunch. Now what? Insurance kills you if you make a claim, and modern base/clear paint jobs can only be repaired by painting the whole panel. That's 4 figures minimum if you use a decent body shop.
MotoIQ Radio Episode 20: Gialamas Technical Innovations and Vibrant Performance
In this Episode of MotoIQ Radio we have a inteview with Costa Gialamas from Gialamas Technical Innovations and we have a segment with a technician from Vibrant Performance.
Wrench Tips #28: Quality German Hose Clamps for CHEAP
Wrench Tips #27: Restoring Plastic is (Sometimes) Easy!
Wrench Tips #26: Back Purge Your Welds The Cheap Way
Back purging is simply using a second bottle of inert gas to flood the inside of the tube and flush out the oxygen from the backside of your weld. Here are some back purging tricks that let you use less of your expensive shielding gas.
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