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This Anti-Seize Comparison Is A Must-Watch For Wrenchers In The Rust Belt

If you live in the American rust belt, chances are, you’ve broken many, many bolts while fixing your car. It’s an awful feeling—hearing that “snap,” and then experiencing your wrench abruptly give way, possibly sending your knuckles into a sharp and rusty shard of steel. To prevent such a thing from happening again,…Read more… Continue […]

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This Anti-Seize Comparison Is A Must-Watch For Wrenchers In The Rust Belt

If you live in the American rust belt, chances are, you’ve broken many, many bolts while fixing your car. It’s an awful feeling—hearing that “snap,” and then experiencing your wrench abruptly give way, possibly sending your knuckles into a sharp and rusty shard of steel. To prevent such a thing from happening again,…Read more… Continue […]

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Should I Rebuild My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s Motor Or Save Money By Buying A Fresh Motor?

I’m facing a dilemma right now. My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle—a beautiful machine—has a bad motor. I know someone with a recently-rebuilt AMC 360 V8 that he’s letting go for $1,000. Do I buy that or do I try to keep my machine numbers-matching and undertake the arduous task of rebuilding my motor from the […]

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How To Get Started Welding For Dirt Cheap

Welding is a human superpower, there’s no question about it. It takes traditional ratchet-turning to an entirely new level, allowing you to fuse metal together to rebuild rotted frames, build special tools to extract seized bearing races, remove broken bolts—the possibilities are endless. And while welding is hard,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Delusional Jeep Hoarder Tries Convincing You That He’s Not A Delusional Jeep Hoarder

A Michigan man has filled his suburban Detroit rental property with 12 automobiles. Locals are calling it an “eyesore,” though some say it’s an artistic masterpiece of vehicular corrosion. Our reporter, David Tracy—who just so happens to conveniently be the hoarder himself—took to the scene to get us an exclusive…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How To Remove Pistons From An Engine

Since Michigan has a stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus, I’ve been partaking in what I am now officially dubbing Wrenchfest 2020—an all-out repair assault on my various broken cars. Last weekend was a good one for my Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, as I cracked into its AMC 360 V8 engine. Here’s a look at […]

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