Most Recent Car Repair Tools Articles

  • Using an Air Compressor to Fill Up Tires Safely

    An air compressor is a powerful machine that is used to fill up vacuums with air. In car maintenance work, it is most commonly used…

    March 30, 2017
  • Allen Wrench Set

    Hex Wrench Set Buyer's Guide

    Learn about the 3 allen wrench set (hex wrench set) types, the different sizes of hex wrenches available.

    April 10, 2012
  • Holding A Welding Stick

    TIG Welder Buyer's Guide

    Information on using a TIG welder, the difference between MIG and TIG welding products, and the key features to look for in a TIG welder.

    April 10, 2012
  • MIG Welder

    MIG Welder Buyer's Guide

    Learn about the difference between a MIG welder and a TIG welder, the MIG welder's features and advantages, and a few basic welding tips.

    April 06, 2012
  • Metal Air Hose

    Choosing the Right Air Hose Fittings

    Learn how to choose between plastic and metal air hose fittings, and to get the right measurements.

    March 28, 2012
  • Brand New Air Drill

    How to Use an Air Drill

    Highly productive mechanics always use the right power tools for the job. A good power drill will save you a serious amount of time and…

    March 13, 2012
  • Impact Gun

    Buying and Using an Impact Gun

    An impact gun, which is a pnuematic socket wrench, makes removing nuts and bolts fast and effortless. Learn how to use and maintain impact guns.

    March 06, 2012
  • Charging a Battery

    When and How to Use a Trickle Charger

    A trickle charger provides a more sustainable charge than a quick jump start. Learn about the benefits and best practices to using a trickler charger.

    February 28, 2012
  • Jack Stands

    How to Use Jack Stands

    To work on wheel, brake, transmission or exhaust problems, jack stands are essential. Find out where to buy and how to use jack stands.

    February 27, 2012
  • Torque Wrench

    How to Calibrate a Torque Wrench

    A torque wrench is only as good as its accuracy. Learn the 5-step procedure for proper torque wrench calibration.

    February 27, 2012