I started my career at a big daily newspaper. I learned to be a journalist in the trenches with people who were…
Patrick, thanks for not banning Mergio or I back in the day.
Wow - great write up, Peter. Thanks for sharing and the inspiration to tackle increasingly difficult jobs. I can’t believe that you do all of that exhaust and transmission work on jack-stands. I’m just getting too old to be on my back like that any more. :)
You are the reason I’m working on my Miata and taking a welding class this fall! Without going into too many details, I now own a 1991 Miata. While I doubt I will put a fraction of attention into the car as you did with this BMW, it was following your youtube videos that I decided to learn how to weld and see if I can… Read more
Nicely documented repair. In the early 70's when I was a paid wrench twister, GM had introduced riveted-in ball joints and we disliked them back then too. I have a high mileage 97 Ram 2500 4X4 and they are hard on the track rod ball joint on the driver’s side. Moog made an upgraded “problem solver” replacement track… Read more
Finally got around to doing this yesterday. Getting the part out of the car and onto the bench was 99% of the effort. 5 mins and the part was working again. Thanks so much for sharing this. Most people would never even try something like this. I tried to fix this before i found your article and got down just shy of… Read more