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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 really cares anymore? A part is a part. So cheaper is better, right? Oh really? It wasn't that long ago that we...

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

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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Stuck on a Job

One Saturday, I was working the floor alone and my wife was working the...

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Fusible Links: Your Answers

There are different styles of Fusible Links used in different industries, but...

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Where is TDC?

Have a problem finding true TDC? On newer engines with no timing marks or...

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Quotes or Estimates

"Here, I'll write you up a quote on what it should cost for the repair."...

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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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Package price vs. parts and labor.

"Can you reduce your labor because I'm a nice guy?"

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Fuses Don't Blow

Bulletin: Fuses not blowing causing fires There are vehicle fuses that do not...

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STUPID Mistakes that will make you feel better as a tech

Dumb Tech Stories from a Ford blog site many years ago. Names were removed to...

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No Moisture in This Cap

A few years ago, this customer comes in with his 1972 Camaro. He said he got...

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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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Cheap Hose Cutters

An inexpensive tool for cutting hose.

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