Alan Cesar
Alan Cesar Online Editor
11/5/13 10:02 a.m.

There are no rules.

This is where you can go to post the clever wrench stacking trick your dad taught you, or talk about the best combination of ATF and mineral spirits to penetrate rusty bolts and kill brain cells.

If you can't figure out how to get a certain thing apart, this is also where you can ask those kinds of questions. Removing specialized connectors with standard garage tools, for example.

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Grtechguy UltimaDork
11/5/13 1:59 p.m.

Can you import the other tech tips section?

I'll admit I don't view it much over there


David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
11/5/13 11:59 p.m.

I don't think we can do that easily and have it match up to the user's garage and stuff. However, you guys are free to paste those same great tips here.

Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
11/6/13 7:19 a.m.

The best tip I have seen lately is when trying to drill a lot of holes in a line to install rivets on a panel. I was at a guy's shop and he had taken an old T square type ruler and just drilled holes every inch. You laid the ruler on the panel you were trying to install rivets on and quickly and accurately just drilled using the holes in the ruler as templates. Simple genius. Perfect results. Wish I had thought of that.

Woody GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/17/13 7:05 p.m.

To remove dents from a motorcycle gas tank, seal up the the fuel outlet, fill it with water, cap it and put it in the freezer. As the water freezes, it will push out the dents. Just be sure to check it frequently and remove it before the seams start to split.

SkinnyG Dork
5/19/15 11:16 p.m.
Tim Suddard wrote: The best tip I have seen lately is when trying to drill a lot of holes in a line to install rivets on a panel.

I have also heard of using pipe strapping.

EastCoastMojo GRM+ Memberand Mod Squad
4/16/17 4:02 a.m.

Canoe deleted

boxedfox Reader
4/18/19 12:33 p.m.

Opened up the latest issue of our favorite magazine and found that my tech tip submission (along with my left hand) have been immortalized in print.

Thank you GRM!

5/4/21 12:07 p.m.

1967 Camaro how to install door latch.

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