One of my favorite parts of this job is that I’ve gotten to come close to classic sports and racing cars I previously though were utterly inaccessible. Vintage Alfa Romeos. Nazi Mercedes Grand Prix cars. Cisitalias. This has also gotten me close to the mechanics who keep these things running. They are universally…
When it comes to car repair and modification, there’s just nothing better than grabbing some tools and making a weekend of it. However, there are certain parts of the country that are more accommodating to the shadetree mechanic than others.
Mechanics charge you more for parts than what you can buy those parts for online. People ask me about it from time to time. Is this a ripoff? No, it’s not.
Ask any old mechanic and they'll tell you about the 'Italian tune up,' which involves driving a car really hard as a means of maintenance. Not only is this actually true (not just a line mechanics feed dumb millionaires so they can thrash their Lamborghinis), it applies to a number of non-Italian cars. Just head over…
If you're considering a career being a car mechanic, please do not under any circumstances read this post. We're all completely baffled by these stories.
A new device on how to ease difficult childbirths comes from an unusual source — a car mechanic, inspired after watching a YouTube video on how to get a cork out of a wine bottle.