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What It Takes to Break the Land Speed Record

One of the most admirable accomplishments in the eyes of any automotive enthusiast is the land speed record. Set by Andy Green in 1997 in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, the land speed record over one mile is 763.035 mph. Since it was set 18 years ago, one has to wonder if anyone will […]

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3 Things Employers Look for when Hiring Automotive Technicians

Once you’ve completed your automotive training, you’ll be looking for jobs in the industry to apply for and start your career as an automotive technician. But getting hired can be easier said than done. To prepare you for interviews and meetings with prospective employers, the Automotive Training Center is here to give you some advice. […]

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What is Tire Balancing and Alignment?

One common problem automotive technicians encounter with vehicles is unbalanced and misaligned tires. Any aspiring automotive technician should understand the fundamentals of tire alignment and balancing so they can resolve these problems quickly and efficiently. To ensure a smooth, safe drive, tire care is of the utmost importance. Take a look below to understand the […]

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10 Must Have Tools for an Automotive Technician

An automotive technician’s toolbox is the equivalent of a doctor’s surgical kit. Those who aspire to work in the automotive repair industry need stocked toolboxes they can depend on to get the job done right every time. For those looking to put together reliable toolboxes, take a look at our list of the 10 tools […]

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5 Car Maintenance Myths

You’ve probably heard about some unorthodox trick that will improve your car’s driving ability or save you money. If you’re an aspiring automotive technician committed to maintaining your car to optimize performance, you’ll be interested in the truth behind these five car maintenance myths. 1. Using your air conditioner wastes more gas than opening the […]

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The Keys to Unlocking Engine Performance

The modern internal-combustion engine is – at its heart – an intricate balance of specific events. Intake, enrichment, compression, ignition and exhaust all act in harmony to efficiently produce power. When these events all happen in the correct order – and in the right balance – the engine will run smoothly. Even minor inconsistencies can […]

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Best Spots For Off-Roading Near the Poconos

Training to become a certified automotive repair tech can be hard work.  Whether you’re interested, or actually involved in diesel engine repair training, high performance engine or collision repair—sometimes having a little fun is needed. For techs who also participate in off-roading, or have clients that do, it can be helpful to know the best […]

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