Have you ever looked at a broken down, rusty, car or truck and thought to yourself, “There is no saving that heap. Time for the junkyard”? What about going to a junkyard to shop for your next car or truck? Ridiculous? Maybe not! One of the most incredible junkyards in the history of junk is Turner’s Auto Wrecking in Fresno, California—and on this episode of Roadkill, Freiburger and Finnegan hit those 100 acres of vintage sheetmetal and go digging for gold!
After considerable debate, the guys select a 1950 GMC shortbed truck that had been off the road for 26 years and put the pedal to the metal to get it running and driving for the trip home to Los Angeles. At least there was a 50-percent victory. Watch as the guys revamp the Jimmy inline six, panic over a wrecked master cylinder, sweat like race horses for four days, and explore one of the greatest old-car stashes ever!
We see it all the time…bargain basement pricing for popular auto repair services. Today we’re going to focus on the very important brake job, and why you should never skimp on a critical safety system like this. This video feature comes to us from David Rogers, the Monday Morning Mechanic.
Seeing where you’re going while driving at night is crucial. Yet many drivers suffer with less than adequate light from their headlamps or headlights, and there’s no good reason to let that happen. 40% of traffic fatalities take place at night, even though there’s 60% less traffic, which serves to demonstrate how important proper visibility is to nighttime driving. Obviously, a clean windshield is important and so are good wiper blades, but what role do your headlights play?