Eric Garbe, Author at Shop Owner Magazine
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Tool Intel: Understanding Multimeter Basics

A digital multimeter (DMM), also called a digital volt-ohm meter (DVOM), is a crucial tool for your technician.

Upgrading Your Air System Is Easier Than You Think

Improving your shop airflow benefits your shop, your techs and your bottom line

Installing The Continental Multi V Stretch Belt

Belts don’t need automatic or manual tensioners. Sponsored by Continental.

Shop Equipment ROI – Tooled for Profit

Understanding how to calculate ROI can help your purchasing decisions.

Loving That ‘Old Car’ Smell

No matter how old it was, or who it belonged to, every time you got inside an old VW Beetle, it had a unique smell

Technology Update: EV Acronyms And Terminology

Alphabet soup? Don’t worry – these strange combinations of letters will be beneficial to your career.

Recapturing That ‘Old Car’ Smell

No matter how old it was, or who it belonged to, every time you got inside an old VW Beetle, it had a unique smell.

Utilizing Fully Automatic A/C Equipment on Today’s Cars

As technology evolves, fully automatic A/C equipment becomes a greater necessity.

Tech Tips: Reading Calipers and Micrometers

Digital tools are great – but what happens if the battery goes dead? Here’s a reminder of how to read a micrometer.

Installing a Knuckle Hub Assembly (VIDEO)

Addressing tough attachment points and ensuring proper torque is critical. Sponsored by GSP North America

Paired Ride Control (VIDEO)

Educate customers on why it’s always best to replace ride control parts in pairs. Sponsored by GSP North America.

EV Battery Chargers – Does Your Shop Need One?

As EV owners begin to look for qualified repair shops, a charger will be a beacon that you’re an EV expert.