How To Blast Off Corrosion With a Needle Scaler

Check out this video from the good people at Newman Tractor on how to remove corrosion from a vehicle using a needle scaler.

The Pro’s Paintless Auto Body Restoration Trick

Video: Forkliff demonstrates his secret “paintless” technique for restoring a truck door on this episode of DECONSTRUCTION at Newman Tractor.

Worst Diesel Engine Overhaul I’ve Ever Seen – Caterpillar D2

Video: This is a example of a terrible repair job. It’s amazing the engine even ran!

The Best Spark Plugs in the World and Why

Video: Spark plugs. The Best Spark Plugs in the World and Why, DIY and car repair with Scotty Kilmer. How spark plugs work. Copper spark plugs vs platinum spark plugs vs iridium spark plugs, which is better? What are the best spark plugs to buy? Best spark plugs for performance and horsepower. Spark plugs replacement. Buying… Continue reading The Best Spark Plugs in the World and Why

Which Penetrating Oil Works Best to Remove Rusty Bolts?

Video: This test demonstrates that not all penetrating oils are equal. In fact, the see-through plastic/rusty bolt test shows which ones actually penetrate and which ones don’t. Which penetrating fluid is best? In this showdown, Brake Fluid, Seafoam Deep Creep, Fluid Film, BG In-Force, WD-40 Rust Specialist, CRC Knock’er Loose.

Mechanics Answer Real Questions

We get two mechanics, Scott Turbowski and Toddd Parking Brake, to answer questions about what it’s like working on cars and what they think of certain brands. As usual be prepared for adult language and themes.

Game Changing Tool Tips for Working on Cars

Video:  Best in class top 10 tips and favorite tools for Truck and Auto Mechanics and Technicians.

MaxxForce 7 Diesel Engine Compression In Coolant Repairs

In 2013 we purchased eight International school buses with the MaxxForce 7 V-8 diesel engine. Knowing now what we didn’t know then would have effected our decision to go with these models. Out of the 8 engines 4 of them had to be replaced due to excessive low compression. There is no way to rebuild… Continue reading MaxxForce 7 Diesel Engine Compression In Coolant Repairs

School Bus Garage Repair Updates and Why I Blog

I do a quick tour of our garage on occasion to show you some of the jobs we do on a day to day basis. The jobs are common with a brake job, coolant leak and a water pump leak etc. Actually the reason I started blogging back in in 2006 was to show the… Continue reading School Bus Garage Repair Updates and Why I Blog

School Bus Replacing Front Brakes

Front brakes on a school bus are significantly smaller than the rear drive axle mainly because there is much less weight to handle and you want a balanced stop while braking. Brakes are engineered to even out the stopping accuracy when the brake pedal is applied and give the operator the proper feel when driving… Continue reading School Bus Replacing Front Brakes