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The Importance of Shock Absorbers Explained for Students in Automotive College

July 9, 2020

Shock absorbers are devices that help drivers take better control of their cars by absorbing and dampening the impact of uneven surfaces. There is typically at least one on every car tire.  When working properly, they help drivers gain control over their steering and overall stability, make sure they can brake safely, and keep tires

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Automotive Parts 101: What Every Student in Auto Mechanic School Should Know About Pistons

July 2, 2020

Cars are complicated. From a driver’s standpoint, they may seem like magic: the key is turned in the ignition, the pedal is pushed, and the vehicle starts roaring down the street. But within the engine, many tiny parts are coming together to transform fuel into motion. Central to this equation is the piston, a small

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Interested in Auto Mechanic School? Discover the Top 5 City Cars of 2020

June 25, 2020

Have clients looking for a ride that will get them through morning commutes, downtown errands, and heavy traffic? You might want to consider recommending the cars listed below. The ideal city car should provide a safe, smooth ride for any of these tasks, and also be able to hold its own on the odd road

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Tips to Keep Your Mechanic Shop Organized After Auto Mechanic Training

June 18, 2020

Working in a mechanic shop after your auto mechanic training is exciting to think about. However, one of the most underrated parts of being satisfied with your job and the work you’re doing is having a clean, tidy space to work from on a day-to-day basis.  Since you and other employees will likely be moving

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3 Things About the New Nissan 400z All Students in Automotive College Should Know

June 11, 2020

Nissan recently announced that they’re finally releasing an upgrade to their Z-series line of cars. The Z-series has been manufactured since 1969, when the first vehicle in the line was released in Japan as the Fairlady Z and exported as the Datsun 240Z.  The Z-series went through four other generations before the Nissan 370Z was

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The Top 5 Convertibles of 2020 for Students in Auto Mechanic School

June 4, 2020

Convertibles have long been a symbol of prosperity and the good life, inspiring admiration and envy wherever they’re found. Car enthusiasts and auto mechanics alike know exactly why the roofless vehicles attract such attention – they’re beautiful, powerful, and frequently incredibly fast.  Besides, there’s nothing quite like zipping down the street with the wind in

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Interested in Becoming a Mechanic? Check Out the Best Campers for Summer Living

May 28, 2020

There are many reasons why a person might decide it’s time to pick up the keys for a camper. Perhaps they frequently take road trips into rockier or woodier terrains and want the ability to camp comfortably in their vehicle. Or perhaps they spend a lot of time on the road and would prefer the

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Thinking About an Automotive Mechanic Career? Check Out Our Top Customer Service Tips

May 21, 2020

The success of your mechanic career is not just determined by your ability to fix cars – it is also determined by the customer service you provide.  Having a car break down or discovering a problem is generally not a fun experience for your clients. But if you listen carefully to their needs, and clearly

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4 Clothing Items Every Mechanic Needs in an Auto Career

May 14, 2020

As an auto mechanic, success isn’t just about having on-the-job knowhow — it’s about dressing the part, too. Not only will you look more professional dressing like a proper mechanic, you’ll be wearing the clothing items necessary to do the job.  While you may be provided certain items when you work in a shop, you

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3 Eco-Friendly Automotive Inventions for Students in Automotive Training Schools

May 7, 2020

When it comes to the automotive world, the future is eco-friendly. Companies in the auto industry have been developing future-forward products that aim to redefine how the industry impacts the environment, as well as make the best use of alternative energy sources. As much as the automotive industry may have previously been reliant on fossil

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