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Snap-on presents Gearhead Garage: The Virtual Mechanic

Windows - 2000

Year 2000
Platform Windows
Released in United States
Genre Simulation
Theme Licensed Title, Managerial
Publisher Activision Value Publishing, Inc., Mekada
Developer Ratloop, Inc.
Perspectives 3rd-Person, Top-Down
4.49 / 5 - 76 votes

Description of Snap-on presents Gearhead Garage: The Virtual Mechanic

2000, the year Snap-on presents Gearhead Garage: The Virtual Mechanic was released on Windows. Made by Ratloop, Inc. and published by Activision Value Publishing, Inc., Mekada, this simulation game is available for free on this page.

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Comments and reviews

Calavera 2023-12-23 0 point

I'm running it on the emulator PCem and it works great! My setup is Socket 7 ASUS P/I-P55TVP4 motherboard. Mobile Pentium MMX 300. 128MB ram. 3Dfx Voodoo3 3000 GPU. If you are into older PC games I HIGHLY recommend PCem. If you need help setting it up there is a good video by PhilsComputerlab on youtube.

cam 2023-04-21 -1 point

the game opens after installing the patches but there's no way of moving the mouse on windows 10

CrzTrucker 2022-11-28 1 point

Still works like a charm in 2022, thanks !

jackjames405 2022-06-26 2 points

I got error ID: 0 when I pressed play. somebody help

HearGead 2022-04-19 2 points

I've been searching for this game for YEARS! Glad to see I can finally play it again! W10 works like a charm, use PK's method if you're having crashing issues.

Terrible Tom 2021-10-07 -1 point

I'll outdo anyone !

Mrs.Queen31 2021-06-09 2 points

I use to play this game as a young girl with my brother and sister on our dads computer.

io 2021-04-03 3 points

" Iskren Hadzhinedev sidemanc • 5 months ago
Follow these steps, I managed to install with those:
1. Run the setup (nothing happens)
2. Open Task Manager and go to the "details" tab
3. Right-click setup.exe
4. Select "Analyze wait chain"

You should receive a list of processes. For some reason the installer was waiting on "Viber" on my PC and I had to quit viber in order to get it running. Once I quit that the installer immediately popped up on screen. "

i found this information and it worked for me.

Credits to pkkilleru 2021-03-20 9 points

I have found a way to get Gearhead Garage to work on Windows 10:
1. Install normally from the ISO and apply all patches from gearheadgarage(com)
2. Get the portable version of Nelson Piquet's Grand Prix (game) from myabandonware(com)
3. Replace the file called d3d.vd from the Data folder of Gearhead Garage with the same file from Nelson Piquet's Grand Prix
4. Set compatibility mode for ghg.exe to Windows XP (SP2) and tick the box for "Run as administrator"
GHG should not crash anymore and you can enjoy it

Thomas 2020-08-15 5 points

Hey Mr. Meglo!

Will you share your secrets and tell us which file and where we can get it from? A lots of people waiting for those informations. Thanks buddy! the way not working here...still nothing..

Meglo 2020-05-20 -7 points

Works fine in win 10 just had to replace 1 file to get it rocking. I still have all the car and decal mods that became available during the games hey day. Was nice to get it out and do a blast from the past

CW 2020-04-25 1 point

any way to install on microsoft surface product with windows 10?

Imageracin 2020-02-15 0 point

Is there any way to make this for Google play or Apple store? Would be a great game in Apple or Android! I know they have mechanic simulator 19, and it's a great game for phone and computer, but would be nice to bring back a classic that pretty much started it all!

kown 2019-12-07 1 point

working on installing on windows 10 i installed windows 7 and windows xp files so fingers crossed

Rob 2019-07-07 0 point

New game coming out called 'Car Mechanic Simulator"..!! It's like a 2019 version of GHG!!

swedman 2019-05-04 -1 point

was wondering did anyone happen to figure out how to get this to run in windows 8.1 i got it to start up but just keeps crashing?

ERIK 2019-02-27 -2 points


Virtual VM with compatible OS to run


blackris 2018-09-26 0 point

Noice, I remember playing this years ago! I have a laptop with 50megs shared video so its this instead of car simulator 2018!

MustDash 2018-03-05 -4 points

Several people have mentioned that they can't get it working on Windows 7+. You need to run a virtual desktop with Windows 98 to get it to work properly.

Gamer 2018-01-29 1 point

The best game ever love this game wish they made more

ZhiMan 2017-11-21 0 point

didnt work with Win10 :(
the game successfully installed but when opened, the screen turned into small screen and also the mouse cursor got error

BourbonBob 2017-07-14 1 point

Gearhead Garage is addicting. I love it!

Car Mechanic Simulator 2014 and 2015 look good, but require internet connection. I only play games that NEVER require access to the internet -- as I often play where there is no internet.

brodi 2017-05-08 -1 point

doesnt work on windows 10

Reapercrew112 2017-05-01 0 point

Has anyone successfully downloaded this game on windows 8.1 I would love to know how to do this, it was one of my favorite games on Windows 7 but ive brought a new asus laptop and I have tried this download and the furthest I have got so far is opening the game and playing for about 2 mins and then the game closes itself any ideas?? Thanks guys

tim 2017-01-21 2 points

Plz plz make a gearheads grage app for the cell phones I love the game

matt 2016-12-03 0 point

tried to download, didn't work right on my computer.

PrO 2016-04-30 2 points

this game is exellent

budama 2015-11-13 2 points

Now days we have Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 It has to be the one game that comes close to gearhead garage.

The-Dude 2015-04-30 3 points Windows version

I remember playing this game when I was younger. I still haven't found a good, new game that is like it. It plays great on Linux using Wine. The only thing that I found is needed is the updates, which I just checked are still available on there website (just search for Gearhead Garage to find it).

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