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Transmission Transitions

Transmission Transitions

| May 31, 2018
 

 GM transmissions continue to evolve to meet vehicle needs. When great years for automobiles (think ’57 Chevy and the Muscle Car era) are discussed, model year 1940 doesn’t stand out. It probably should. That was the year Oldsmobile began placing HydraMatic transmissions in its vehicles. The HydraMatic was the first true, high production fully automatic […]

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GM InShop Training

GM InShop Training

| May 31, 2018
 

 GM InShop sessions turn mid-day breaks into training time. Finding time to train can be a challenge. GM’s InShop clinics can conveniently turn lunchtime into learning time. Typically one-hour long and taught by GM Technical Training experts, the sessions allow repairers to feed their minds and bellies at the same time. One of their biggest […]

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GM makes DEEP PRICE CUTS on three popular engines!

GM makes DEEP PRICE CUTS on three popular engines!

| May 30, 2018
 

    Chevrolet Performance has just cut the MSRP on three of its most powerful small-block V-8 engines by thousands of dollars. Making this deal even more attractive, the price reductions are permanent. Now is a good time to put the following engines on your next performance shopping list. LS7 Engine (P/N 19329246) Probably best remembered […]

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Genuine GM Reman 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions hit the market

Genuine GM Reman 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions hit the market

| November 29, 2017
 

 Rear wheel drive GM vehicles have been popular for decades and for good reason. They’re stylish, come in all kinds of vehicle forms and offer years of driving enjoyment to an ever-growing loyal fan base. Now GM can help keep these same vehicles rolling down the road by offering two replacement 6-speed transmissions: a 6L80 […]

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SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

| September 5, 2017
 

 Insurers occasionally push salvage parts into the repair mix, declaring them to be critical cost-cutting ingredients. Whatever savings they may promise, recycled parts can arrive with serious quality issues that both compromise repair safety and raise costs. GM announced its refusal to support the use of salvage replacement parts in a statement released in late […]

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TEHCM vs TCM

TEHCM vs TCM

| June 28, 2017
 

 The way jargon, abbreviations and acronyms get tossed around in technical discussions, it’s easy to talk about things without truly understanding them. Take transmission components. There’s plenty of talk about TCM (Transmission Control Module) and TEHCM (Transmission Electro-Hydraulic Control Module), but what is the significance of each and the key differences? Simple answer: They’re actually […]

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SERVICE, EDUCATE, EMPOWER – Bogi Lateiner Talks Changing Industry Mindsets

SERVICE, EDUCATE, EMPOWER – Bogi Lateiner Talks Changing Industry Mindsets

| June 28, 2017
 

 Industry phenom Bogi Lateiner looks to change attitudes a full 180 degrees Just call her Bogi. Born Sarah Lateiner in Flushing, Queens, she’s a master technician, management trainer, owner of 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix, host of Velocity TV’s “All Girl Garage” and a passionate supporter of women in the automotive world. She’s also rebuilding […]

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OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

| June 28, 2017
 

 When shops can conveniently find what they need, they create efficiency. That can further translates into potential revenue. www.OEM1Stop.com At one time, repairers may have gotten by through deducing how a repair should be performed based mainly on experience. Today, that approach is reckless and dangerous. Most repairs must be performed according to OEM guidelines. […]

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SHOWCASE SCHEDULE – Tradeshow Listing

SHOWCASE SCHEDULE – Tradeshow Listing

| June 28, 2017
 

 Great vacations start with great planning — typically well in advance of those precious days you’ll spend on the beach, in the mountains or at some dearly important family spot closer to home. The same approach will guarantee your spot at industry trade shows and other automotive expos where you get a leg up on […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL – GM Repair Clinics Return in 2017 with New Classes, Training Opportunities

BACK TO SCHOOL – GM Repair Clinics Return in 2017 with New Classes, Training Opportunities

| March 23, 2017
 

  Following a popular and highly successful 2016 run, GM’s Clinics return this year with even more training options and brand new classes to join updated Clinic favorites. New last year, InShop clinics can be held onsite at your shop, these cutting-edge training sessions provide a first-class look at current repairs and a valuable window […]

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