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Made In China?

Made In China?

On the front line, we’ve always complained about cheap offshore parts. Then, too, who cares anymore? A part is a part. So cheaper is better, right? Oh really? It wasn't that long ago that we lived...

We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket
We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket

The Automotive Aftermarket is a dominant industry here in...

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Welcome to the Tech Center
Welcome to the Tech Center

Welcome to the Tech Center.  Servicing and repairing vehicles...

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Welcome to the Link Library
Welcome to the Link Library

Simple, Direct, and Quick  Here's where we index and...

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Welcome to the Tool Room
Welcome to the Tool Room

This section should be interesting for everybody because...

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Tips, Articles, Stories

Messy Drawers

Are your pliers piled up in a drawer. Eric from Perform-X Auto came up with a...

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Torque Angle vs Torque to Yield

Okay, let's talk about head bolts. A lot has changed over the years with...

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Mr. Customer, You're Fired

Whoa! You're not serious..... Yes, you can fire a customer.   You try real hard...

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Vanilla Ice Cream

A complaint was received, a few years ago, by the Pontiac Division of General...

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Hubcap Woes

The day after I completed a 4 wheel brake job for this lady, she returned to...

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Mode $06 Data, A Real Diagnostic Tool (Part Two)

From Part One of this article, it's pretty clear how Mode $06 data can be a...

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Telephone Technique

  Every business has one and every customer has one but too often this tool of...

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Mode $06 Data; A Real Diagnostic Tool (Part One)

We buy the latest and greatest scanner in hopes that it will save us hours of...

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What's Going On With This Economy?

What's going on out there? Shops are closing down left, right and center....

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Paper Clip Trick #2

Keep losing circuit backprobes? Here's a cheap alternative.

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Tools Explained

(I'm not sure where this originated but Eric from Perform-x sent it and I just had...

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Ring, Ring, Ring. Hello?

"Is this the person to whom I'm speaking?"Telephone technique is so important...

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