Oct/Nov 2015 Archives - TechShop Magazine
Top 5 Tools: Eric Gorzynski, E.G. Automotive, Pasadena, CA

Eric Gorzynski, owner E.G. Automotive Pasadena, CA   KTS340 Bosch Scanner VCDS Diagnostic Software Ammco 3850 Brake Lathe Autel EB301 Electric Brake Service Tool GoPro Video Camera   Submitting your favorite tools is easy. Just click here for the entry form.

Top 5 Tools: Anastacio Arellano, A & A Autocare, Ceres, CA

Top 5 Tools of Top Technicians   Anastacio Arellano, Technician/Owner A & A Autocare Ceres, CA   Snap-on Scanner I use it to check codes and do diagnostics. This makes it really easy … really dependable.   GearWrench Ratchet Nice and dependable tools, easy to use around small areas.   Power Probe Nice tool. Easy

The Impact and Importance of Compressed Air – Choosing, Maintaining Your Compressed Air System

Compressed air is the energy source for most shop equipment and many tools. Inadequate airflow or pressure interrupts work flow just like an electric power outage would. Here’s some advice for choosing and maintaining your compressed air system.

5 Things To Look For When Making Large Equipment Purchases

Managing Editor Tim Fritz gives us the Top 5 attributes to look for when purchasing five of the largest pieces of shop equipment – alignment machines, brake lathes, lifts, tire changers and wheel balancers.

Maximizing Tools: It’s Just A Phase; Oscilloscopes Help Find Intermittent or No-Code Problems

As cars become more technologically advanced, the number of electronic units, sensors and actuators steadily increases. However, control modules may not recognize all faults. In order to accurately and correctly diagnose problems, it may be necessary to rely on data from a DMM or an oscilloscope.