September, 2010 Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Undercover: Putting Brake Rotors ‘Under the Microscope’

When you compare the rotors side-by-side, they may look the same. But, the difference between a comeback and satisfied customer might be at the microscopic level.

Service Advisor: ‘Going Over’ the Edge

The Ford Edge is an SUV based on a the CD3 platform. The brakes on these vehicles are pretty straightforward and do not break any “new ground.” But you’ll find there are some helpful tips to servicing these components addressed here.

Book Repor t— Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

“Winning” tells the story of Newman’s racing career, begun in earnest at an age when many race car drivers contemplate retirement.

Real World: ‘Diagnosing’ the Automotive Technician

The profile of those working in the automotive service industry may surprise you. As part of the next generation of technicians to enter the field, you may find it helpful to understand who will be
working with you in the bays.

Report card: Power Fusion — Porsche 918 Spyder Concept Hybrid

The 918 Spyder concept combines high-tech racing features with electric-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities.

Instructor Insight: The ‘Trick’ to Student Employment Referrals

What Employers are Looking for Shouldn’t ‘Surprise’ You

Crossword Puzzle: September 2010

Across 1. Getaway-car driver’s Ford 4. GMC vehicles 9. Specific ____, 8-Down device reading 10. OPEC-oil description 11. Stereo’s CD-retrieval button 12. Tachometer’s warning mark 13. Precision measuring instruments 18. Automatic-transmission action 20. Wheel-nut description, perhaps 22. "Not Street ____," racing-parts description 23. "If I Had a Million Dollars" car 24. 2010 Mazda RX-8 engine