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Measuring Financials

MEASURING FINANCIALS: INTERNAL OPERATING STATEMENT ELEMENTS AND ANALYSIS Motor Age Magazine by Bob Greenwood Too many shops do not monitor their business on a regular basis with a full analytical Financial Statement. The facts speak for themselves that “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Operating a modern shop today by [...]

By |2018-06-09T08:50:26+00:00June 9th, 2018|business|Comments Off on Measuring Financials

VIN NUMBERS

Vehicle Identification Numbers: Cracking ‘The Da-VIN-ci Code’ -Thomas Dayton, Counterman Magazine The modern 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) became mandatory for new vehicles sold in the United States beginning with the 1981 model year. The VIN is broken down into six components, and each part holds a key to decoding the identity of an [...]

By |2018-06-01T20:34:33+00:00June 1st, 2018|tech tips|Comments Off on VIN NUMBERS

Powerstop/Bondurant Winner

People Really Win At AutoPro Thank You To James At Rockland Auto For Sharing His Pictures From His Trip, Courtesy of Powerstop, To Bondurant Racing School, in Arizona. Our 2018 Winner is Mike B from Village Drop Shop in Pine Bush. Hey Mike, When Are You Going To Book Your Trip? [...]

By |2018-05-26T07:51:31+00:00May 25th, 2018|promotional|Comments Off on Powerstop/Bondurant Winner

TRICO WIPER BLADES

TRICO PRO BEAM BLADES 12 Series WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER NO ADAPTORS REQUIRED ONE STEP INSTALLATION ONE-FIT CONNECTION Designed for all weather conditions Wiper blade size – available in 15” to 28” lengths Infinite pressure points for uniform contact Exclusive dual-point coupler = no streaking All weather performance […]

By |2018-06-01T19:59:05+00:00May 25th, 2018|news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRICO WIPER BLADES

Shocks And Struts: Often-Overlooked Replacement Opportunities

Shocks And Struts: Often-Overlooked Replacement Opportunities Counterman Magazine by Larry Carley With the average vehicle age at 11.6 years, there are a lot of chassis parts nearing the end of their useful service – and many that have exceeded that life. Yet people keep driving on worn springs, shocks and struts because they [...]

By |2018-05-19T08:34:16+00:00May 19th, 2018|business|Comments Off on Shocks And Struts: Often-Overlooked Replacement Opportunities

FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations

ATTN TECHS & SHOP OWNERS: Let Your Customers Know Their Rights! "They can have their vehicles maintained by their trusted independent technician using high quality non-original equipment parts without fear of voiding their new car warranty.” FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations The Shop Magazine by The Shop staff The Federal [...]

By |2018-05-19T07:09:26+00:00May 12th, 2018|business|Comments Off on FTC Warns Hyundai for Magnuson-Moss Violations

Diagnosing Wheel Noise

Diagnosing wheel noise isn't always so straightforward! Mark Philips, Editor, Counterman Magazine Noise coming from the wheels of any vehicle means the bearings are bad, right? Well, diagnosing wheel noise isn’t so straightforward!    The most common symptom of a bad bearing is cyclic chirping, squealing or growling noise that changes in proportion to [...]

By |2018-05-05T05:18:25+00:00May 5th, 2018|tech tips|Comments Off on Diagnosing Wheel Noise
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