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The Need for 4WD Mechanix Network's Vimeo On Demand Library

In this era of audio-visual learning, I have been building an instructional library at Vimeo On Demand, the best use of my time and a worthwhile means for serving the needs of 4x4 light truck owners.  This exchange with a thoughtful forum Member characterizes a choice that many consumers make today: 6-11-2018 Forum Member Question:  Should I? '"I would like to first off apologize for burdening you with this question, but I have read a lot of your stuff and feel you would be the m

Moses Ludel

Moses Ludel

 

'DIY' Versus Subletting Your Automotive Service Work

The high cost of new vehicles has its counterpart in rising dealership labor costs.  Shop labor has crept up, and more consumers find themselves working on their own vehicles.  This starts with basic lube and oil/filter changes, spark plugs and an air filter.  Then comes the transmission filter and the cooling system flushes.  AutoZone, NAPA and O'Reilly's, much like Home Depot and Lowe's, cater to a growing number of DIY customers.  Expect this trend to continue. As vehicles fall out of fa

Moses Ludel

Moses Ludel

 

Is the Internet an Alternative to ‘Thinking Like a Mechanic’?

When we were in kindergarten, it was common to take a watch apart—and not get it back together.  Some of us, not content with things that no longer worked, went on to fixing things instead of just taking them apart.  Toying with mechanical things versus putting things back together properly is for most a clear fork in the road. In my early childhood, I was fascinated with all things that rolled:  trucks, cars, bicycles, motorized cycles, locomotives, take your pick!  By age eleven, with the

Moses Ludel

Moses Ludel

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