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U-POL Raptor Product System, Pt. 3: Texture Replacement

A wide range of atomization is needed to produce very fine textures for two-coat texture replacement.

U-POL Raptor Product System, Pt. 2: Application Methods

Learn more about the different methods for applying the Raptor Product System.

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.

Explaining Active Suspension Systems and Service

An active dampener allows for a ride without compromise and can detect a rough road or emergency situations.

Can You Jumpstart an EV?

How can an EV battery go dead? It’s likely the 12V battery powering everything else that’s the culprit.

Read the April Digital Edition of Counterman

The April issue contains article designed for technical training, management efficiency and store profitability.

Motor Oil: API SN Plus and Low-Speed Pre-Ignition

The addition of SN Plus happened because GF-6 was going to take a while to complete.

Get to Know the Computer Systems that Control Today’s Vehicles

While there are a few companies developing flying cars, a more realistic vision of the future is an evolution of current technology.

Electronic Stability Control: Working Behind the Scenes

While fully autonomous vehicles are still quite far from being road-worthy, systems that control how vehicles ride and react in panic situations are here today.

Air Filters: The Driving Environment Makes a Difference

The environment in which the vehicle is driven can mean the difference between changing the air filter at the maximum recommended service interval or the minimum.

Automotive Scan Tools Are Like Modern-Day Wrenches

The type of scan tool that’s used for diagnostics can mean the difference between fixing the problem and just probing around the issue and not getting anywhere.