I was taught this old-school mechanic trick when working on my old honda civic that had very slow power windows. The motor sounded like it was fighting the window the whole way up, and I was perplexed on what to do. Sometimes I […]
Old School Mechanic Tricks
Find Old School Mechanic Tips & Tricks, that everyone should know. Real life time tested tricks and life hacks that actually work. How many do you know?
This old-school mechanic trick comes in handy when you don’t have the right magnetic socket to use and want to be sure the bolt or nut you’re reinstalling does not fall out of the socket. You can use this trick on every kind […]
Happy to see you made it to the fourth installment of my favorite old school mechanic tips. This one is also pretty well-known but also not used enough. Instead of chasing around ordering gaskets for old engines you can easily […]
Here is one of my favorite old school mechanics tricks. I have used this trick countless times to get stubborn ball joints installed and it just makes your life easier. Once you know it, I am sure you will always […]
You can install a thermostat backward and upside-down: Any old school mechanic will know which way a thermostat goes because they have done so many. But in the beginning, it can be confusing, and you can install it backward and […]
There are way too many posts out there these days claiming to be “life hacks” that don’t work. The following tips are real and used by old-school mechanics all over the world. Every person working on cars should know these tricks. […]