February/March 2016 Archives - TechShop Magazine
The Humble Mechanic: Air Tools vs. Electric/Cordless Tools

We are going to look at air tools versus cordless tools. Each type has a place in the tool wars, but it’s up to you to decide what’s the best fit for you.

Top 5 Tools: Mark Wojtak, Mayer Repair in Sturtevant, WI

Mark Wojtak, technician Mayer Repair Sturtevant, WI   Here are Mark’s Top 5 Favorite Tools:   Ingersoll Rand Hammerhead 1/2” Drive Air Ratchet – A hard-hitting air ratchet that gets into tight spots. NEXIQ Pro-Link Diagnostic Tool – This tool is very handy when diagnosing medium- and heavy-duty equipment. It works on a variety of

Air Update: Shop Air Systems: Audit Before You Acquire

Looking to replace your shop’s air system equipment? Karl Kirschenman talks about what shop owners can do with a limited amount of effort to examine their shop’s real air delivery needs.

Maximizing Tools: Using the CSS Script for Unconventional Diagnostic Methods

In order to successfully diagnose and repair different engine designs, a shop needs access to many different pieces of diagnostic equipment. In this article, the authors show and analyze examples of using your tools’ CSS script to diagnose vehicles.

Being Well Trained Is a Commitment to Personal and Industry Growth

Training is one of a technician’s most important tools.