October 2017 Archives - TechShop Magazine
The Humble Mechanic: Proper Tool Usage Versus Getting the Job Done

Charles shares a few things that he keeps in mind when weighing whether or not to use a tool exactly as it was intended or do to just get the job done.

Charles Sanville
Power Up with Today’s Pneumatic Tools

When purchasing a new pneumatic tool, look for one that is well-balanced and provides an excellent power-to-weight ratio. In addition to reducing operator fatigue, better weight distribution makes working in confined spaces much less awkward.

Maximizing Tools: No-Pressure Nissan Won’t Start, Gushes Exhaust Gases

This month’s Maximizing Tools involves a Nissan that was towed into the shop as a no-start. The engine stalled while driving and would not restart. See what DTCs were pulled and how our experts diagnosed this vehicle.