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Behind The Wrench: Today with Rusty

Published on February 3, 2012 under Behind The Wrench
Behind The Wrench: Today with Rusty
Today we get to know a little more about being a service manager. I know "technically" he is not behind a wrench, but Rusty has a pretty cool view of the industry. If you would like to be featured in this interview series, please email me. NAME: Rusty How long have you been in the…
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Tech Tip of the Day, ALWAYS put all the parts on

Published on February 2, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Tech Tip of the Day, ALWAYS put all the parts on
We have sort of a joke in the shop. Its called "Tech Tip of the Day".   Its used when someone figures out something really complicated, or more often when someone does something STUPID! Something like "Tech Tip of the day, don't forget to tighten the wheels". That is not one that I have heard, but…
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Some car pics from over the years

Published on February 1, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Some car pics from over the years
I really felt like keeping today's post fun. I thought I would post some pics and tell you guys the stories behind them. I think this will be cool. Post in the comments what you think. Also, this might be a cool post to share! This is a picture of a VW thing. I don't…
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The Mystery of automotive diagnostic equipment

Published on January 30, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
The Mystery of automotive diagnostic equipment
It is no secret that dealers have the most state of the art diagnostic equipment in the industry. Everything from our $1100 battery testers, to our $12,000 VW scan tool.  In fact, the amount of dollars that are spent on special tools and equipment is truly unbelievable. With all that money wrapped up in scan…
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