This is how we make the next generation of enthusiasts.

Today was his first experience wrenching on his own car.

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Obligatory Sunchaser interruption.

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He learned how to use a jack and stands, and how to take the wheels off. He got a primer on how brakes work. His were in pretty good shape, all things considered.

We also confronted an automotive mystery that has plagued my life:

IS THERE A GLUE THAT CAN ACTUALLY HOLD A WINDSHIELD-MOUNTED REAEVIEW MIRROR?

I suspect not. We search, bit we never find.