Posts Tagged ‘to’

Bill G. Asks: Why Do Brake Lines Cost So Much To Replace?

I was asked this question as to why it costs so much in labor to replace brake lines. Well the simple answer is that it is a miserable job for a mechanic to replace them. You might be able to tell by the pile of rusty lines pictured that I just replaced.  It is kind […]

Allison E Asks: Can You Really Clean Your Headlights With Toothpaste?

Well Allison that’s a good question! This is something that I have heard about recently, so with your question I decided to give it a try myself.  Now for those of you who are not familiar with what I am talking about  I will explain. Most of the vehicles today have plastic headlight lens,and over […]

“Boulays Garage” To Open August 1st.

Hi everyone I have been very busy lately and I am taking a short break between cleaning and painting walls in my shop to let you know what I have been up to. As many of you know I am opening my own


Joe Boulay Say’s : Rain -X Products Help To Provide Visual Clarity

Hi everyone Joe Boulay author of the book “If That Car Could Talk” sharing a product with you that works.  It has been my experience that when I use  Rain -X windshield treatment I experience great visual clarity when driving in the rain. I have been an automotive technician for over 25 years and  I […]

Two different size tires

Doris R. Asks: Do I Really Need To Replace All 4 Tires On My AWD Car?

You might be asking yourself  “Why am I looking at two different shoes”? You are about to find out why. Doris had an unfortunate incident, she got a large nail in her tire. In most cases you can repair a tire with a patch,or plug but not in this case. The nail actually

Star Tron Fuel treatment products

Joe Boulay : Puts Star Tron Enzyme Fuel Treatment To The Test. “This Stuff Is Incredible”

Now why is Joe Boulay the author  of the book called “If That Car Could Talk “ writing about equipment with small gas engines? Well if any thing is going to test a fuel treatments effectiveness it would be a piece of machinery that sits around with old fuel in the tank.  Now that winter is […]

A Big Thank You To Megan Scott of the Brattleboro Commons!

You can check out the latest story written about my book by Megan Scott of  the Brattleboro commons newspaper ” If That Car Could Talk”. You can see the article online HERE.

Larry B. Says: I try to start my truck and it just goes “Click” “Click” Then starts.

Larry has a 2003 Toyota pickup that he has owned since new. He loves the truck and it has never let him down until recently . He says that he went to start it up one morning and all he heard was a loud “Click” Click” “Click”. He was told that his battery was probably […]

Maintenance Question: Mike R. asks , “Whats the safest way to clean my battery” ?

Well Mike the best way to clean that corrosion off your battery is by mixing 2 tablespoons of baking soda to about 16 ounces of water. You can pour this solution directly over the corrosion on the battery and the chemical reaction will fizz away the acid. You can also pour the solution into a […]

Question:Why is it important to have a valve stem cap?

Dennis R. asks, why is a valve stem cap so important anyway? So what’s wrong here? Well we appear to be missing the all important valve stem cap, not a big deal right? No it is not a big deal if you screw a new one on when you notice that it is gone. Everything […]