Did some work on the Datsun tonight. Also, a question.

Got the rear drum brakes adjusted. The PO WAY overtightened the shoes on the passenger rear drum. The shoes were so tight that I wasn't able to adjust the brakes without removing entire drum. It took nearly 45 minutes of pounding on the drum with a sledgehammer to finally free it. I'm honestly surprised that I… » 9/23/14 9:21pm 10 minutes ago

I need a mechanic's tool set recommendation, please & thank you

First off, I am on a budget. Preferably under $150. I'd like 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2", and the last two are most important. I am planning on doing shocks, struts, springs, and a sway bar in two week and would like a decent formal set to get the job done. Yes, I know an impact driver would work wonders, but college budget.… » 9/23/14 9:15pm 16 minutes ago

Oppo Review: 1996 Ford Fiesta: Cheap Thrill That Hates Passengers

The Ford Fiesta, Now in its 6th generation, is pretty much now known by enthusiasts for its snappy ST trim and blitzing performance in a small package worldwide, things weren't always so freakishly quick. The 4th generation model from 1995-98 was none of those things, and had no option for a "go fast" trim, you Bought… » 9/23/14 8:50pm 41 minutes ago