Originally Posted by carjoe
I've got about 90 minutes left of work to get the car up and running and I'm pooped. My back is killing me. I have no idea how mechanics do this all day...
They have access to a lift, with lots of tools, specifically air tools. Air tools alone make a big difference. I have an air ratchet at my cottage, and it makes bolts very easy to tighten once they're started.
I have an electric impact gun here in town, and have often wondered why I haven't seen an electric ratchet. Perhaps that's my million-dollar idea....
I'd love to have a lift -- I'm too big to easily get under a car without getting it a long way off the ground, and my cheap CT jack only gets a car 15 inches in the air at its maximum height.