Most Recent Car Repair Tools Articles

  • 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.

    April 18, 2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Using A Video Borescope

    An Automotive Borescope Buyers Guide

    Automotive borescopes allow you to examine the innards of your car's engine without taking it apart. Learn what to look for in an automotive borescope.

    February 23, 2012
  • Impact Socket Set

    What to Look for in a Socket Set

    Answers to frequent questions about socket set features, types of socket sets, materials, prices and warranties.

    February 22, 2012
  • Using a Volt Meter

    How to Use a Volt Meter

    Volt meters are simple to use and greatly help diagnosing electrical problems in your car. Learn what to look for in a volt meter, and…

    February 21, 2012