August, 2006 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Report Card – A Study In Performance

by Ed Sunkin

Real World – Top Tech Students Battle Bugged Mustangs To Determine Ford/AAA Auto Skills Champs

Dearborn, MI In late June, 50 two-person student teams from across the country competed against each other, and against the clock, to accurately diagnose and fix vehicles in the 2006 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals. The competition took place June 27 in Dearborn, MI Henry Fords hometown. Two aspiring techs, Bradley Bolton and Aaron

Badge of Honor – Getting Hired

Getting Hired Whenever I find myself addressing a group of automotive students, one of the questions thats always asked is What are employers looking for in an automotive professional? Its a good question, and the answer involves a lot of common sense. Its never too early to start thinking about that first job. Being properly

Living Under The Hood – Keeping Cooling Systems in Check

Adapted from Gary Goms’ article in Underhood Service

Undercover – Putting a Stop to Brake Noise

Adapted from Larry Carley’s article in Brake & Front End

Performance Primer – Tuning Into The Sport Compact Market

While the American muscle car segment is getting a shot in the arm with the Mustang, Charger, GTO and others, the sport compact market is not going away any time soon. Much has been said about the possible demise of this once fast-growing market, but according to some manufacturers there is still plenty of business – and it hasn’t slowed down as much as people think.