Vintage Snapshots: Under the Hood – Tune Ups And Repairs

I generally equate the weekend with car servicing. Either maintenance or repairs. Or visits to spare parts stores or junkyards. Depending on the work to be done, those are hours to look forward to or be apprehensive about. Car model and task have much to do with that. Will it be the easy removal of spark plugs in an old VW Golf or the replacement of some hard-to-access heater core?

Today, I’ll share a gallery of home mechanics, going from the menial to the large; and at times the obligatory, as some of these look like breakdowns. And as shown in the lead pic, for some of us car life starts at an early age, like the kid with the Poncho manual (whose family I believe already appeared in a previous post).