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The wheels on a car can make all sorts of different noises while driving. Learn about noise from wheels you may be hearing while driving with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video clip.
Expert: Robert Holcomb
Filmmaker: Alan Mack
Series Description: Not every car repair requires you to drop potentially hundreds of dollars at a mechanic’s shop – many you can do yourself, as long as you have the right tools. Learn about various types of under the car repairs you can do at home with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video series.
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Expert: Clark Mason
Bio: Clark Mason is an ASE-certified master automobile technician.
Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso
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The following links are for the masking tools I used to tape and mask vehicle. They are the best tools to use to mask and tape any car.
The following link is for the type of bodyfiller I used on this project.
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Expert: J.B. Hebert
Bio: J.B. Hebert is a machinist, metal fabricator, and auto mechanic who has been fixing and modifying all things mechanical for over 20 years.
Filmmaker: David Pakman
1. Clean: :01 – :27. First with soapy water or glass cleaner. Next with wax and grease remover.
2. Scuff: :27 – :45. With grey pad and firm pressure, scuff all paint surfaces within 24 inches of damage. Clean.
3. Sand. :45 – 1:31. Apply masking tape around scratches to prevent repair from ‘growing.’ Sand the damage with 220 grit sandpaper.
4. Fill (if necessary): 1:32 – 2:44 . If damage cannot be smoothed with sandpaper, fill with putty and spreader. Wait 5-10 minutes to dry (use heat gun below 50 degrees fahrenheit). Sand with 220 grit sanpdpaer.
5. Apply primer: 2:45 – 4:45 . Cover nearby areas with paper. Shake for 30 seconds and apply 4 lights coats. Wait 15 – 20 minutes to dry (use heat gun below 50 degrees fahrenheit). Remove Sand with 600 grit sandpaper. Keep paper wet. Sand edges of primer until smooth.
6. Apply base coat: 4:45 – 7:40. Shake can 30 seconds. Test spray pattern on cardboard. Apply multple light coats, vertical and horizontal, being sure to ‘blend’ new paint with old. Wait 5-10 minutes to dry. Never apply masking tape to the part your are painting to avoid ‘picture frame’ effect.
7. Apply clear coat: 7:40 – 9:34. Apply light coat. Apply heavier coat. Clear coat is dry in 20 minutes.
We all have things that bug us about the jobs we do. In this video I talk about some of the things that auto repair customers do that I find annoying. Well, to be fair, it’s not all their fault. Still, these things do bug me.
I have a feeling this one will spark a lot of discussion. Please keep in mind this is just a response to a viewer request. I don’t sit around thinking about all the things that customers do to bug me, or anyone else for that matter. If not for customers, I’d be out of a job.
That said, there are times when the job can get annoying. Here is my list of things that I feel contribute to that.
Lastly, as for waiters, I realize there often isn’t a choice. As I said in the video, it’s not the waiters so much as the timing that can get annoying. Customers have nothing to do with that. It’s really just part of the job.
Feel free to leave comments about what bothers you about auto repair customers.
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