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Synthetic Vs. Conventional Oil: What’s the Difference?

Did you know that synthetic oil wasn’t widely used until 80 years after Karl Benz created the first real automobile in 1886? Until synthetic oil hit the mainstream market in 1966, cars ran on conventional oil that was often crude. Both conventional motor oil and synthetic motor oil have become refined over the years. In […]

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Pickups Just Keep Getting Older: Is Your Shop Benefitting?

This article was originally published on UnderhoodService.com. While the average vehicle in the USA is nearly 11.5 years old, the average truck is even older. According to the latest major household vehicle survey conducted by the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the average pickup truck is about 18% older than the average passenger car. This […]

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Promote Winterization Specials this Season

This article was originally published on Counterman.com Getting a car ready for winter is something every car owner in a cold climate needs to do before the snow flies. Often times, customers don’t realize how important it is to winterize their cars.

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What’s That Noise? Explaining Water Pump Noises To Your Customers

This article was originally published on Counterman.com. An average water pump moves 7 gallons of coolant per mile driven. If a water pump lasts for 100,000 miles, it has moved 700,000 gallons of coolant. That’s enough to fill 78 semi truck tanker trailers. It shouldn’t be a surprise that water pumps wear out, but most […]

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Red Flags to Look For During a Routine Inspection

This article was originally published on UnderhoodService.com. As you know, many car owners have absolutely no idea how to inspect their vehicle on a regular basis. They just don’t know what to look for. So when you’ve got a vehicle in for a minor repair or routine maintenance, check the items listed below. You might […]

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