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Protect Connecting Rods with Mr. Gasket’s Rod Vise

Securely holding a connecting rod to do simple things like removing the rod bolts, removing the caps, torquing bolts and measuring bearing clearances in the bore cannot be accomplished without […]

Milwaukee Tools M18 power drill
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Milwaukee Tool M12 vs. M18 Batteries & Tools

Many Milwaukee power tools carry either an M12 or M18 designation, and people are sometimes confused about the differences between them as well as which they should choose when shopping […]

Tech Articles

This Tool Makes it Easy to Straighten Brake Tubing

Brake line tubing is commonly 3/16-inch or ¼ inch, is usually annealed and today, stainless is very popular. Fair enough, but there’s a hitch: A lot of tubing is sold […]

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Earl’s Performance Pro Flaring Tool Makes Tube Flaring Easy

Working with flaring tools can be challenging (which is no secret to many of you). Factor in the complexity of working with stainless steel for things like brake lines, and […]

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Parts Bin: Exploring a Better Way to Remove Ball Joints

Separating ball joints from spindles is common when working on the front end of a car. The usual practice goes something like this: Slip a jack under the A-arm to […]

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Parts

How to Choose the Best Air Ratchets for Your Garage

At one time, air ratchets were few and far between, particularly among everyday enthusiasts. They were pricey and mostly reserved for pro mechanics. That has definitely changed over the years. […]

NotcHead Shop Grip
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NotcHead Shop Grip Tool is a Versatile Game-Changer

When working on cars—race, restoration, hot rod or street, you’ll invariably end up with hardware that has to be stripped, cleaned, polished or otherwise manipulated. Trying to clean bolt threads […]

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Buyer's Guides

Tool Time: What to Look for When Shopping for a Floor Jack

A few weeks ago I was struggling with my old floor jack—I rolled it under my Nova and eventually lifted the car up. A big issue is the handle needs […]

Lisle-Windshield-Wiper-Arm-Tool
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Parts Bin: Lisle Windshield Wiper Arm Puller Tool

Every once in a while, a tool comes along and saves the day. Lisle’s Windshield Wiper Arm Puller is one of those tools. It works similar to a pulley removal […]

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Buyer's Guides

Gift Ideas for Dad: 15 Tools Your Father Probably Doesn’t Have

Gift-shopping for Dad is tough—especially if he’s the kind of guy that always wants tools. Because he probably has a million already and you’re left trying to find new ones […]