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15 Uses for MOTOR Manuals

Posted by Tom White

Matco Tools and MOTOR have partnered to offer technicians the ability to purchase MOTOR’s expansive collection of manuals exclusively from Matco.

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Topics: motor manuals, motor books, labor time guide, motor labor guide, motor repair manual, emission control system

Matco Distributor Spotlight: DeWayne

Posted by Molly Ryan

Meet Matco Franchise Owner DeWayne

Many people dream of owning their own business. They want to make their own decisions, take time off when they want to, and have greater control over their income. Franchise owner DeWayne was able to do this by joining the Matco family 8 years ago.

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Topics: Automotive Tool Franchise, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise, Distributors, Flexibility, Franchise, Franchisee, Mobile Tool Franchise, Tool Franchise, automotive franchise, Testimonial, tool truck

How Low Can Student Tool Discounts Go?

Posted by Tom White

 

You need the best tools to perform your job. Even on a tight budget, you can still acquire the best repair tools to launch your mechanic career. Matco Tools wants you to be successful and we can help with our student discount program.

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tools, Tools, student discounts, student tool discounts, tool discounts

Top 10 Mechanic Gift Ideas for the Auto Tech Who Has Everything

Posted by Tom White

No matter how well you may know people in your life, it’s often tough to find the perfect auto mechanic gift.  You may think they already have it, or you don’t know if a tool is something they’d really use or like.  It’s the thought that counts and finding that unique mechanic gift can make for a memorable experience. 

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Topics: Mechanic, Shop Tools, Technician, mechanic Gift ideas, useful gifts for mechanics, what’s a good gift for a mechanic?, auto mechanic gifts, Best gifts for car mechanics, car mechanic gifts

Will I Be a Successful Business Owner?

Posted by Louie Hoyt

Doing research on owning a business? It’s true, owning a business is not without risks. But did you know that franchise companies may be able to give you insights on yourself as an owner? Franchise companies are picky about who gets awarded a new franchise. Try going through their process to learn about how you stack up as a business prospect!

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Topics: Franchise

VEHICLE FLASH REPROGRAMMING 101

Posted by Mindy Wiswell

Car Flashing and programming an engine’s computer keeps the vehicle’s engine control modules (ECMs) up-to-date. As what’s under the hood continues to become more complex, technicians need an easy diagnostics tool that lets them enable flashing and reprogramming right at the shop with live support from a factory-certified diagnostic technician.

Enter the MaximusFlash+, a tool designed to let you perform income-generating vehicle flashing and reprogramming services in-house.

MaximusFlash+ Intro Video
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Topics: Automotive, Diagnostics, Maximus, New Tools, Scan Tool, scanner, diagnostic, reprogramming, remote diagnostics, Tool Flashing, Flash reprogramming tool, Easy Flashing, best impact wrench

The Most Powerful Scan Tool in the Box: Maximus 3.0

Posted by Mindy Wiswell

A professional, diagnostic scan tool that bridges the gap between diagnosis and repair.

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Topics: Diagnostics, Efficiency, Faster, Features, Maximus 2.0, Productivity, Scan Tool, Tablet, Tool Talk, bi-directional scan tool, scanner, MDMAX2, OBDII, Maximus 3.0, mdmax3, diagnostic

MAXFLEX: AFFORDABLE AND FLEXIBLE DIAGNOSTIC SCAN TOOL

Posted by Mindy Wiswell

A diagnostic scan tool that can flex to fit any technician and budget.

The MaxFlex (part number MDMAXFLEX), is a full featured, Android™ based diagnostic tablet that was designed for pure flexibility to meet the needs of all technicians and budgets in the professional automotive industry.

Matco's MaxFlex Diagnostic Scan Tablet

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Topics: Automotive, Cars, Diagnostics, maxME, Pay-as-you-go, Scan Tool, Software, Subscription, Tablet, Tool Talk, Tools, bi-directional scan tool, scanner, OBDII, maxflex

Franchise Start-Up Costs: Expectations vs. Reality

Posted by Allen Plunk

Owning a franchise brings about responsibility and accountability. Depending on the type of franchise you choose to get into, you can be looking at upwards of hundreds of thousands of dollars to start one. On the other hand, other franchise opportunities within the tool & equipment niche brings a more realistic view for a person who wants to start a low-cost franchise.

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Topics: Automotive tools franchise, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Tool Franchise, automotive franchise, matco franchise cost, matco tools franchise startup cost, franchise with low startup costs, good debt, bad debt, net worth

Why Franchise Ownership is the Perfect Career for Veterans

Posted by Allen Plunk

After leaving the service, many military personnel are faced with the same question:

What should I do for a career now?

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Topics: Buy a franchise, Franchise, Franchisee, Franchisor, automotive franchise, veteran franchise opportunity, franchise opportunities for veterans, franchise ownership salary, individual, small business, veteran franchise, best veteran franchise, low cost franchises for veterans

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