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Cleaburn Phelps, owner and operator of Phelps Automotive is still at it, repairing an old Jeep on Tuesday.

Sometimes the young dogs need help from the old dog.

At 88 years old, Cleaburn Phelps, the owner and operator of Phelps Automotive Street on East Houston Street is like the Eveready Battery; he just keeps going and going.

Phelps was on the floor on Tuesday working on a old military Jeep that had been brought in for repair.

Phelps, who has been a mechanic since the mid 50's says experience is the best teacher and he continues to learn every day.

When asked about what was wrong with the brakes, Phelps said "They wont stop it."