Drove the car from The Netherlands to the end of Poland (1500km) to find out that the supercharger was loose. Turns out the previous owner had made custom brackets to fit it. It looks like these brackets were welded by a blind retard with his feet, booger welds all over. Only 2 out of 4 bolts we still tightend, the bracket was cracked and loose. I managed to patch it up with some stainless lockwire and drove it to
This is one of my top 10 favorite tools it's a mini ratchet with the narrowest size possible, easily usable in tight corners that would normallyonly be accessible to an allen wrench. it also has a very small ratchet angle and it comes with a screwdriver handle and an extension piece. https://www.newmantools.com/wfmc.htm
This is a must have tool for every mechanic.
It's a combination of a pipe wrench and a bench vise.
It has a smooth jaw, so when used wisely it does not damage a nut or bolt.
I've even used it to press in dowel pins in places where other tools can't reach.
Is a 3D printer an added value to your work shop?
To start with...I'm an engineer so a lot of things that look easy or do-able to me,
might seem difficult to others. Is 3D printing an added value for your garage?
Simple answer : Yes!
About a year ago, I started taking notice of the resolution of 3D printers, and of the ease of building one.
after puzzling a bit to figure out what i want and need, i decided on a
For anyone who wants to understand more about aerodynamics, I found that this book is the best way to get to grips with it.
It is of course aimed at airplanes but this book is an easy read and anyone can understand it.
From this you should be able to do some on road aero testing, and actually see some results.
Seeing if your car would for instance benefit from vortex generators, or what kind of wing would be most effective.