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The Common Bench Vise: Is This the Most-Used Tool in a Garage or Workshop?

Ponder the common bench vise. Just about everyone reading this will have one or two of them in the shop or in a trailer (or even mounted on a truck […]

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Parts Bin: Performance Tool Fluid Line Stoppers Make Brake & Fuel Line Work Mess-Free

A lot of gearheads dread brake and fuel system jobs—not because they’re difficult, but because disconnecting fluid lines can make a huge mess on a garage floor. From caliper repairs […]

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The Hook Up: There’s More to Tie-Downs Than Meets the Eye

You should always properly secure your vehicle anytime you trailer it to a race or event. It’s not just the smart, safe way to transport your ride, it’s a legal […]

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Parts Bin: NES Thread Repair Tools Help Repair Damaged Nut & Bolt Threads

A few years ago, we ran a tech article about removing stubborn bolts. Sometimes though, bolts or nuts simply won’t budge–and you’re doomed to cut or chisel them off (often […]

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Parts Bin: AutoMeter Battery Extenders, Jumpstart Packs & Tire Pressure Gauges

Nowadays, it seems like our garages are crammed with daily drivers, project cars, riding mowers, and maybe even a motorcycle or ATV. So if you’re in charge of your own […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Tool Time: How to Fix Drill Bits with Palmgren’s Cool Drill Bit Sharpener

I don’t know about you but I have pretty good collection of dull drill bits in my tool cabinet. I always promise myself I’ll replace them soon, but it seems […]

Buyer's Guides / Tech

Overlanding Essentials: Camping & Off-Roading Tool Kit Checklist

While it’s easy to love the idea of overlanding through a pristine landscape, off-roading is tough. And having the right overlanding, off-road, and car camping gear is vital. So we’ve […]

Holiday Gift Guides / Product Profiles

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Gasket Scrapers

Whether it’s for holidays or a birthday, this Gift Guide Series shows you important, yet somewhat uncommon, tools that any gearhead would want. Today, let’s talk about Gasket Scrapers. While folks may […]

Tech / Tech Articles

How to Set Valve Lash

Setting valve lash on an engine with a mechanical cam is a necessary evil. Most pro engine builders will tell you the lash on a race car should be checked […]

Parts

Tools and Tech Tips for Pulling and Installing Spark Plugs

In some vehicles, pulling and replacing spark plugs is a nightmare: Impossible to reach plugs. Headers, shock towers, and air conditioning parts in the way.  Factor in the multiple opportunities […]