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Better Bonds – Use thread locker adhesives properly to perform lasting repairs

Better Bonds – Use thread locker adhesives properly to perform lasting repairs

| November 1, 2018
 

 Super strong and durable adhesives are increasingly a part of repairs for collision and mechanical work. For these adhesives to do their job, they must be applied correctly. That means repairers must gain a thorough understanding of how these adhesives work and then stick to the recommended application process. ACDelco threadlocker (Genuine GM Parts #19369733) […]

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Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

| November 1, 2018
 

  GM announces that two 8-speed remanufactured transmissions will hit the market at year’s end. Beginning in December, reman versions of the model year 2018 8L45E and 8L90E 8-speeds will become available for select vehicle applications. Both transmissions come with all the advantages of GM remanufacturing process: • Efficient clutch-to-clutch shifting • Plug and play design […]

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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 UPGRADES WARRANTIES ON PARTS LINES

GM UPGRADES WARRANTIES ON PARTS LINES

| May 31, 2018
 

 Consistency and added protection were the goals in updates to limited warranties for most Genuine GM Parts and ACDelco Parts. Effective April 1, 2018 most GGMP and ACDelco Parts will offer identical warranties with upgraded coverage. Dale Tripp, GM aftermarket manager for engineering, quality, training, quality and brand protection, explains the changes. “We made the two […]

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Genuine GM Rewards Top Picks of 2017

Genuine GM Rewards Top Picks of 2017

| January 8, 2018
 

 Genuine GM Rewards Program makes giving (and receiving) great gifts possible all-year-round. Judging from recent program numbers, shopping and enjoying cold beverages are on the minds of many participating shops independent of the season. Topping the list of popular gift card redemptions is the $50 gift card, followed by gift cards for department stores. The […]

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Solenoid Solutions

Solenoid Solutions

| January 5, 2018
 

 Use manufacturer instructions to install GM’s new line of camshaft position actuator solenoids It’s always good news when GM releases a new line of parts since repairers everywhere have access to more quality manufacturer parts with factory warranties. This is certainly the case with the introduction of new variable valve timing (VVT) intake and exhaust […]

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Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

| January 5, 2018
 

 Though they’re located in different states, Quality Automotive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Grahams Auto and Truck in Poynette, Wisconsin, have lots in common. They’ve both been in business for 20+ years, offer a full range of repairs, are remarkably successful and focus heavily on training. And both are big fans of GM Training […]

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CURING A CASE OF THE WINTER BLUES – A Genuine GM Transfer Case

CURING A CASE OF THE WINTER BLUES – A Genuine GM Transfer Case

| January 5, 2018
 

 New and remanufactured transfer cases are just the remedy for seasonal breakdowns.  With the exception of school kids looking for some time off, few people look forward to the cold, snow, sleet, deep mud and other hazardous driving conditions winter brings. Owners of full-size pickups pay an especially high price as their heavy-duty plowing and […]

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TransMission – GM gives ATRA attendees a seat at the head of the class!

TransMission – GM gives ATRA attendees a seat at the head of the class!

| January 5, 2018
 

 A famous saying declares that an investment in education pays the best interest. GM gave attendees at this fall’s 2017 ATRA Powertrain Expo in Las Vegas the opportunity to capitalize on just such a learning experience with an up close and personal look into their industry’s future. Those lessons began with an opening-day seminar on […]

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FIRM FOUNDATION – GM INTRODUCES TWO NEW ENGINE BLOCKS.

FIRM FOUNDATION – GM INTRODUCES TWO NEW ENGINE BLOCKS.

| December 29, 2017
 

 When it comes to building your body, a good personal trainer will concentrate on creating core strength. The same concept holds true for building great engines—start at the center, with the block. Two recent additions to the Chevrolet Performance block portfolio will give shops and customers even more options to do just that.   The 6.0L […]

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