• LL Bean Scraps Lifetime Return Policy

    Most of you that know me knows that anytime you see me, I’m basically a model for LL Bean. Yesterday, I was wearing my LL Bean boots, flannel lined jeans, long sleeve Cresta (marino) Wool shirt and a flannel shirt, all purchased from LL Bean.  I’ve had the boots for over 30 years, and every...

    February 9, 2018
  • Bleeding W8 Wagon’s (rear) Brake Calipers

    As I mentioned the other day, I had to replace a frozen rear caliper on the W8. Anytime you open the brake system from “down under”, you will be introducing air into the system. Air tends to compress quite a bit more than brake fluid, which means you’ll be able to push the pedal to...

    February 9, 2018
  • Godzilla was misunderstood…

    Godzilla was completely misunderstood.  I believe someone originally accidentally played the film backwards, and it shows Godzilla brings death and destruction. This allowed for it to become a horror movie.  All this, because someone was too lazy to re-spool the movie in the correct order. If you watch Godzilla backwards (in the correct order), it’s...

    February 7, 2018
  • Early February Update

    Fire up your seat warmers, set the defrost to hot, and be sure to turn on the mirror heaters.  Mirror heaters you say?  Yep, many of the VW’s have heated mirrors.  You access them through the mirror adjusting switch. Check yours out, if you have a defrost symbol on the switch, you have them. Even...

    February 6, 2018
  • Indy Mobile Tire Service

    Saw an ad on Facebook tonight for Rubbr.com, a mobile tire service that comes to you. This is a brilliant idea that is much needed during the time of year in which out roads look to have been a bomb run, riddled full of craters and potholes, big enough to swallow a mid-sized car and...

    January 31, 2018

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