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  • Brakes for Breasts 2014 Doubles in Size

    Wednesday 01 October 2014

    The 2014 Brakes for Breasts! Please join us in achieving our goal of raising $200,000 for the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Prevention Vaccine in 2015 $10,000.00 Raised by 5 Independent Auto Repair Shops in the state of Ohio in 2011 $32,848.84 Raised by 27 Independent Auto Repair Shops across 16 states in 2012 $66,499.29 Raised by 66 independent Auto Repair Shops across 27 states in 2013 ... read more

  • Summer Sun Can Fry an Egg on your Dash

    Saturday 05 July 2014

    Auto accessory company Axius determined that on a 95 degree Fahrenheit day, trapped hot air inside your car can make the dashboard hot enough to fry bacon and eggs! The steering wheel can reach 159 degrees, and... read more

  • Corrosion Free RustProofing at Auto Craftsmen

    Wednesday 11 June 2014

    Why do Vermont Vehicles Rust More Than Any Other State in the US? Vermont is a very special place to live. GREAT people, Beautiful land, mountains and lakes to play in, yummy food and beer, and a safe place to raise a family. But with over six months of winter and 8,000 miles of unpaved roads, Vermont is tough on the people and on the vehicles. With the combination of dirt roads, mud season, brutal winters and the amount of salt brine that is sprayed on ro... read more

  • Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition

    Sunday 25 May 2014

    Earlier this month, May 2nd and 3rd, I had the pleasure to attend and help judge the New England tri-state competitions of the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition which took place in Epping New Hampshire at the New England Dragway. The Auto Skills competition is an opportunity for the best of the best 11th/12th grade automotive technology students throughout the nation to prove their talent and dedication while gaining experience in the field. Ford/AAA are dedicated assist... read more

  • Michelin Premier® All-Season Tire with EverGrip™

    Wednesday 30 April 2014

    I was invited by my good buddy Bib [the Michelin Man] to test drive the brand new Michelin Premier® All-Season Tire with EverGrip™ down in South Carolina March 2014 at the Laurens Proving Test Track. All the test driving was done on a ‘wet-track’ that simulated driving through a torrential downpour. With the windshield wipers on high, I drove very aggressively through very sharp curves, around cones and slammed on the brakes a lot. We compared thes... read more