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Watch: Transmission fluid specifications

With changes in transmissions and engines, along with government regulations, specifications for transmissions have evolved over time. Let Andrew Markel help explain how to find the correct fluid for your vehicle in the video above.

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GSP chief operating officer on the 4 P’s of the company’s growth

Michael Ceritano‘s resume includes an array of positions from around the aftermarket: marketing manager, car wash consultant, owner of an auto accessory business, aftermarket sales director and now COO. With a career spanning 30-plus years in the automotive aftermarket, Ceritano has used his industry expertise combined with his business savvy and willingness to learn new

Watch: Autologue’s Jim Franco sees opportunities in today’s aftermarket

Upon celebrating his 80th birthday and 64 years in the automotive aftermarket, Jim Franco is as energized as ever about the business opportunities he sees in the market today. As president and CEO of Autologue Computer Systems, Jim has been in the software industry since the mid-’80s and has seen a huge technological evolution—not only

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Podcast: Talking CVTs with Transtar, part 1

CVTs, or continuously variable transmissions, have long been a hot topic in the transmission repair industry, but we can safely say they’re here to stay. So what do you do when one shows up at your shop? In this podcast, with Dave Hritsko of Transtar as featured guest, we dive in to the ins and

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 4, Part 2: The Lincoln Blackwood’s big service needs

The automotive service story often takes longer to tell than you might anticipate. What seems like a routine job can spiral into an epic tale of root cause analysis. Once Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician, and his team of Babcox techs, alongside Ohio Technical College professionals and students, began tending to the Lincoln

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 4, Part 1: Shifting vehicle service gears, featuring a transmission replacement

A good project car brings people together. Driving the rare Lincoln Blackwood into Ohio Technical College (OTC) turned heads. And once Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician, and the technicians-in-training at OTC got to pop the hood and slide under it on a creeper to get their hands in it, its service needs raised

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 3: A rare Lincoln Blackwood means a hunt for rare parts

Three thousand three hundred and fifty-six. That’s how many Lincoln Blackwoods exist in the world. For comparison, the Ford F-150—the Blackwood’s inspiration—has spawned more than 40 million since its launch in 1948. Guess which one is harder to track down parts for. Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician, has tracked down his fair share

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 2: Five score and 10 years ago, the Lincoln Highway paved the way for the future

Today, it’s the route for Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician, who is charged with fixing a rare 2002 Lincoln Blackwood.

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 1: An offer no one could refuse

Last year, the idea was simple: Find a junker, fix it up with the best from the automotive aftermarket, and drive it to Las Vegas for AAPEX 2022. This year, it’s anything but simple. The automotive aftermarket is at the crossroads of change. Electric vehicles, driver assistance systems, autonomous vehicles, sustainability—it’s a shifting landscape. This

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Watch: Transmission fluid ingredients

In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel describes the basic ingredients of transmission fluids and how they can differ based on performance and usage. Watch the video above for the details.

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Watch: The functions of transmission fluid

In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel explains the critical importance of having the right amount of transmission fluid and what can happen if you have too much or not enough. Watch the video above for the details.

Road to AAPEX Ep. 6: The end of the road

It all comes down to this.  “I didn’t want something easy. I wanted something that was going to be an ‘Are you going to make it?’ moment every time I get in the car.” That’s how Babcox Media’s Joe Keene set the stage in the first episode of Road to AAPEX, well before he knew

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