Bag O’ Tricks: Candle Wax

When the average Joe encounters a rusty bolt, nut, or screw, his first instinct is to reach for his favorite penetrating oil (PB Blaster, WD-40, etc.) and soak it. Others add heat to a nut to expand it and break loose the rust which often works wonders. Once it's broken loose, though, there's still a … Continue reading Bag O’ Tricks: Candle Wax

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Tech Tip Tuesday: How to Keep a Bolt From Falling Out of a Socket

Sometimes it's hard to get your hands where they need to be to start a bolt by hand, but if you put the bolt in a socket it falls out before you can reach the hole. What to do? Tape it! You can use a little bit of electrical or duct tape to hold the … Continue reading Tech Tip Tuesday: How to Keep a Bolt From Falling Out of a Socket

Fuel Filter Replacement – 2005 Mercury Mountaineer

Most people know they need to change their oil and filter and perhaps even their air filter, but there are a number of "forgotten filters" on cars and trucks these days that are often neglected. We'll be focusing on the fuel filter today. Fuel filters should be replaced every few years or about 40-50k miles … Continue reading Fuel Filter Replacement – 2005 Mercury Mountaineer