Eric Garbe, Author at Counterman Magazine
An In-Depth Look At CV Axles

The most important part of selling a new CV shaft is making sure it’s the correct one for the application.

Understanding The Science of Shocks

The job of a shock absorber is to control the kinetic and potential
energy of a spring by dampening
its movement.

How To Properly Clean An Engine

It’s the perfect time to educate your customers – or yourself – about the benefits of a clean engine compartment.

Less Is More With Cordless Work Lights

There are huge safety and efficiency benefits of LED lights for your professional automotive service and repair customers.

Ratchet Basics

The tool that pivots its head back and forth to turn a fastener is indispensable to most vehicle repair procedures.

Tool Time Podcast: CTA Tools

Nadine Battah and Eric Garbe learn about CTA Tools’ history and innovative technology.

The Purge: Flushing & Filling the Coolant

This job isn’t needed as often as it used to be, but it’s still important.

ADAS: Coming of Age

Driver-assist systems are categorized into levels, determined by the amount of automation for any given system.

Tool Intel – Understanding Air Tool Fittings and Couplers

Why don’t air tools come with fittings installed? Here’s why customers need to buy what they actually need.

Why Do Timing Chains Stretch?

If your customer’s timing chain fails, it can lead to serious engine damage and repairs can be complex and costly for your customer.

Customer Service: How It’s Done

Customer service should be your number one priority, and it all starts with the greeting.

Tool Intel: Why Are There So Many Screwdrivers?

Screwdrivers come in many shapes and sizes, and they are not created equal.