Yesterday I installed a Hawk brake pad and rotor kit on a 2013 Toyota Tacoma. Hawk pads are the only thing that stands up to some of the roads we have here on the big island of Hawaii that could pass for cliffs. One particular road here is so steep, it killed the rotors on this […]
Most of the last 37 years in auto repair I’ve used Ingersol-Rand impact guns. A few years back I bought an 18-volt cordless impact from Matco Tools. It was very impressive. And very expensive. After about a year and a half, I had to have it rebuilt. Recently I got a new Dewalt 20-volt 1/2 […]
This tool is so small you can put it in your glove compartment. I bought one of these for my kids to keep in their car so they never have to worry about a dead battery. I’ve been using one of these portable jumpers in my shop for a year now and I’m totally amazed […]
My wife asked me the other day if I had ever posted about all weather floor mats. Well, no.
Testing Studless Ice & Snow Winter Tires for Crossovers and SUVs Every year Tire Rack does winter tire comparison testing on ice and snow. This year they tested three different brands all installed on a 2016 Porsche Cayenne. Personally, I wish they had used a more typical daily driver instead. I mean, how many people […]
Top 3 Winter tires for 2014 | Passenger Cars – The numbers are compiled from actual user reviews. Performance Winter / Snow Pirelli Winter Sottozero 1 100% 8.6 8.7 9.0 8.5 8.8 8.5 8.7 8.2 8.1 8.6 8.3 8.2 726,386 Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D 2 100% 8.8 8.7 8.8 8.3 8.5 8.3 […]