Memoirs of a Hack Mechanic
If you’re watching this show, chances are you’ve spent some time wrenching on a car, and have had various levels of success for your efforts. Rob Siegel is one such shade tree mechanic, and he tells his story in Memoirs of a Hack Mechanic: How Fixing Broken BMW’s Helped Make Me Whole. It’s a good read, as Siegel takes a look back at his life through the many different vehicles that he has owned and worked on, attempting to explain man’s love affair with the automobile along the way. More than just a series of entertaining stories, you’ll actually learn a few things along the way as well, from the necessary tools you need in your garage, to the necessary attitude you need in your head to help make your car-wrenching hobby a forever rewarding one.