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Showcase Schedule – Tradeshow Listing

Showcase Schedule – Tradeshow Listing

| March 23, 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 […]

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RAP Remote Assisted Programming

RAP Remote Assisted Programming

| March 23, 2017
 

 Have confidence in your transmission installations with RAP. Hundreds of new products get introduced at SEMA every year. Some make a big splash; others not so much. One of the best reviewed from the 2016 show could be building your business today. Say hello to the product taking the top spot in SEMA’s 2017 New […]

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Creature Feature GM creates 8.0L industrial crate engine

Creature Feature GM creates 8.0L industrial crate engine

| December 9, 2016
 

 Scientists say the burly, powerful group of cave dwellers known as the Neanderthals died out over 30,000 years ago. That’s too bad since GM just produced a big block, big displacement 8.0L Industrial Crate Engine that these muscular wild men, along with anyone needing serious workplace torque, could truly appreciate. The 8.0L (Part # 19303371) […]

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Matinee Idol. 6.0L V-8 steps into the spotlight.

Matinee Idol. 6.0L V-8 steps into the spotlight.

| December 9, 2016
 

 Patience is a virtue — apparently both for people and truck engines alike. After spending the last several years dutifully powering GM’s full-size heavy duty pickup trucks, vans and SUVs, the 6.0L LC8 (part # 12640084) is having a coming out party of its own. The tough-as-nails, brawny powerplant now is available for order as a […]

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Shop Managers Clean Up With Genuine GM Rewards

Shop Managers Clean Up With Genuine GM Rewards

| December 9, 2016
 

 For anyone who may have been trapped on a desert island the last seven years, Dyson vacuums are high-end cleaning tools prized by consumers looking to create ultra-hygienic living spaces. Equal parts engineering marvel, luxury item, and functional art piece, the super-popular sweepers have created a mini-revolution in innovative home goods. Shop owner shares rewards […]

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Gear Up Your Service Sales Pitch

Gear Up Your Service Sales Pitch

| December 9, 2016
 

 A little knowledge can go a long way in helping customers find a solution to their transmission ills. “It’s your transmission.”  No other three-word phrase uttered at an auto service facility arguably causes as much immediate customer anxiety, and for two very good reasons. One, transmission work tends to be very expensive. Two, transmissions are […]

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SEMA Sensation

SEMA Sensation

| December 9, 2016
 

 Once again, contributions from Chevrolet Performance turned SEMA into the hottest ticket both on the Vegas Strip and anywhere in the auto aftermarket world. Muscle mania. Turning 50 is officially cool thanks to the eternally youthful Chevy Camaro, which just hit the half-century mark. A celebratory blowout featured Dale Earnhardt Jr. introducing the Camaro SS […]

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GM Introduces . . . Complete Gasket Assembly Kits

| September 21, 2016
 

 Replacing a critical engine gasket is the repair industry’s version of open heart surgery. Neither doctors nor techs can afford to be searching for missing vital components or using less than perfect parts during these operations. Shops now can head off both these problems when they use GM’s new line of gasket assembly kits. The […]

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Avoid a case of the Big Ticket Blues – Basic to Beyond Installment 2 of 3

Avoid a case of the Big Ticket Blues – Basic to Beyond Installment 2 of 3

| August 31, 2016
 

 No repairer enjoys putting customers in a position where they have to make difficult financial decisions. This scenario plays out again and again when a vehicle has serious engine problems and the options are a costly repair or an even more expensive replacement. Dana Haglin, owner of Haglin Automotive and Boulder Transmission in Boulder, CO, […]

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Volume 1 Service Insights Now Available!

Volume 1 Service Insights Now Available!

| March 11, 2016
 

  RepairLink Shop Upgrades Ensure Order Accuracy Engine Registration Introduced No-charge 6-speed Transmission Programming Offered Buick Cascada Repair Procedures 2016 Buick Cascada New LT4 Crate Engine Puts Corvette Power in Michigan Shop Turns GM Parts into a Free Silverado

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