Thomas Dayton, Author at Counterman Magazine - Page 2 of 11
Selling Roof Racks and Cargo Carriers

When the bare necessities just aren’t enough, recommend these
cargo solutions.

Small Animals Can Cause Big Problems with Cars

Critters can inflict serious punishment on your
customers’ vehicles.

Decoding Honda’s VINs

The automaker’s engineering prowess isn’t necessarily on display in its VIN encoding.

Staying Comfortable Behind the Counter

Ergonomics can play a big role in your on-the-job comfort and overall health.

Spring Cleaning and Seasonal Stocking

Before the public comes calling for their spring cleanup needs, this is the perfect time to take care of our own.

Selling Tools for Underhood Repairs

The category is spread across several vehicle systems, and includes a number of specialty tools.

Cataloging Confusion

GM’s transition to the GMT1 platform has been a bit of a bumpy ride for parts pros.

Snow Season, S’No Problem

As we plow into winter, here’s how to turn the white stuff into green.

Kens And Karens At The Parts Counter

Can’t we all just get along?


These data standards work behind the scenes to make our e-catalogs efficient, powerful and accurate.

The Mod Squad: Ford’s ‘Modular’ Engines

The name doesn’t refer to parts interchangeability, although some of these engine designs share common features.

Camshafts And Valvetrain Components

Choosing the right camshaft for your intended purposes begins with defining your intended purposes.