August, 2013 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Undercover: Shimology 101 — Breaking Down Brake Noise

High-quality brake shims are frequency and temperature engineered multi-layered products using varying grades of metal, viscoelastic polymers/bonding materials, elastomeric rubbers and fiberglass to reduce vibrations.

Under the Hood: Getting ‘Started’ in Electrical Repair Service

Getting answers to the right questions is important to a successful automotive repair.

Component Connection: Filter Replacement — Containing the Contaminants

Although air and fuel filter maintenance is usually considered a “no-brainer” by most automotive repair shops, advancing OE technology is changing the way you should be performing air and fuel filter maintenance.

Service Advisor: Knowing Your Way Around Tire Rotations

Tire rotation is an essential part of tire maintenance on all vehicles, and therefore is a key component of your customer service arsenal.

Report Card: Clemson U Students Unleaseh Deep Orange 3 Concept

The Deep Orange 3 project encompasses the engineering and design of a 2015 concept vehicle for Generation Y drivers.

Crossword Puzzle: August 2013

Across 1. Critical ignition-system component (5,4) 6. Safety-minded braking system (1,1,1) 8. T-top or targa (3,4) 9. Kill the engine by mistake 10. It’s right on the map 11. Flat-tire description 13. Removes all parts from engine 15. Traffic tie-ups, colloquially 18. Dyno-measured engine output (3,5) 19. Multi-point fuel injection, briefly (1,1,1,1) 22. Slight adjustment