Author Archives: ATC

7 Tips to Keep Your Diesel Engine Running in Tip-Top Shape

From powering 18-wheelers hauling tons of fresh produce to providing electricity to whole cities, diesel engines deliver impressive performance that is demanded day in and day out. If you rely on a diesel to safely get you and your equipment to your next job site, staying on top of routine maintenance is key. In the […]

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Hi-Performance Racing Tires for Sports Cars: What You Need to Know

Whether you’re out for a top-down drive on the backroads of Chester or Bucks County or headed to test your new wheels out at the track, having top-notch tires equipped on your Camaro, Mustang, or Challenger can make all the difference. What should you know in order to make a decision on the right hi-performance […]

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What’s in a Weld? Types of Welding and Their Uses

Welding is the process of fusing two pieces of metal together along their connecting surfaces. When executed properly, a proper weld creates an incredibly strong bond. In the collision repair field, welding is an important part of returning damaged vehicles back to their pre-accident conditions. To help mechanically minded readers out there learn more about […]

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What Cars are Considered High-Performance?

You know them when you see them: Barreling down the straight-away, turning heads with their engine growls, curvy builds, and flashy spoilers. But what exactly makes a car high-performance? To help you better understand which rides belong to the hi-performance category, Automotive Training Center (ATC) created the following post! They Have a Need for Speed […]

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Hi-Performance Vehicle Maintenance

From the glossy paintwork to the rev of the engine, there’s nothing quite like getting behind the wheel of a hi-performance cruiser. However, with supercharged motors, air-gliding builds, specially tuned suspensions, and more, caring for a high-performance vehicle is different than your typical sportscar. When it comes to routine maintenance and upkeep, just how different […]

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No Rust or Bust: How to Remove Rust from Your Car

No driver wants to find rust on their vehicle. The reddish-brown marks, often found on an area of exposed metal like a fender or in a deep scratch on the paint, signals a weakening of the metal’s composition. It’s something you’ll want to get taken care of quickly, for both the aesthetics, as well as […]

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Your Guide to 3 Commonly Used Boating Knots

From putting down an anchor while you fish to securely docking your vessel at the end of the day, knots play an important role in boating safely. To help you get the most out of your on-the-water adventures, Automotive Training Center (ATC) created this guide to three boating knots boat owners should learn now and […]

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2 Automotive Careers that are on the Rise

If you’re eager to break out into the automotive industry, you’ll want to make sure you select a field that’s in demand and matches your interests. The good news is, most if not all automotive technician careers are in the green and growing as fast as, if not faster than the average for all jobs […]

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Top 3 Questions You Should Ask an Automotive Training School Before Enrolling

Aspiring automotive and marine technicians know that an automotive training school can prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to jumpstart your career. But, while researching schools in your area, what should you be looking for? Asking purposeful questions can help you know you’re making the right decision for your goals and future. […]

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