Originally Posted by BlooMule
My son wants to go to school to learn to be a mechanic, but doesn't want to help me work on my truck.
Unless his goal is to work for some high tech race team or research, etc., talk him out of it. It's a dirty nasty world full of liars and thieves.
Most guys that go into the repair field tinker with mechanical things while they are growing up. If he never wants to fix his own stuff or wonders how things work, he is going to have a tough time learning the trade.