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VEHICLE FLASHING 101

Posted by Mindy Wiswell

 

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 flashing and reprogramming services in-house.

MaximusFlash+ Intro Video
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Topics: Automotive, Maximus, New Tools, diagnostic, reprogramming, remote diagnostics, Tool Flashing, Flash reprogramming tool, Easy Flashing

MAXFLEX: AFFORDABLE AND FLEXIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TABLET

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 Android Diagnostic Tablet

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

Enjoy a Work Life Balance with a Tool Franchise - More Flexible Schedule

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

READY TO MAKE A CAREER CHANGE? 

Matco Tools Offers an Opportunity to Own Your Own Tool Franchise.

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tool Franchise, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise, Distributor, Franchise, Matco Distributor, Mechanic, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Route, Tool Franchise

Beast Mode: The MT2765 Stubby Impact Wrench

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Matco’s Stubby Impact Wrench is small, powerful and exactly what you need to get the job done.

Turn heads in the shop when you bust out your new ½” Stubby Impact Wrench (MT2765) and get to work. Wondering why you should add this new impact wrench to your tool collection? Keep reading.

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Topics: Air Tools, Automotive, Cars, Impact Wrench, Matco Tools, MT2760, New Tools, Power, Technician, Tool Talk, Tools, Torque

Franchise Glossary

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

With a career change comes a new list of things to learn. We’re here to help with some of the most common terms you’ll come across upon starting as a new Matco Tools franchisee.

Starting a new business comes with its share of challenges and questions. We at Matco pride ourselves on providing our new franchisees with all the support they’ll need to succeed – that’s what makes us a family.

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tools, Equipment, Financing, Franchise, Franchisee, Franchisor, Glossary, List of Calls, Mechanic, Mobile Franchise, Own a franchise, Route, Technician, Tool Franchise, Tools, FDD, Franchise terms, Franchise Disclosure Document, franchise glossary

Work From Home Franchise Business

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Looking for a career where you get to call the shots and create your own schedule?

Our smaller truck franchise offering, Matco 225, may be the perfect fit for you. 

The great thing about Matco 225 is that it fits your needs and schedule while still giving you the benefits of business ownership without overextending yourself. If you’re looking to supplement your income or scale down from a 5-day work week, Matco 225 could be the best fit for you.

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Topics: At Home Business, Automotive, Business, Flexible, Franchise, Franchisee, Home-based Business, Matco 225, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Part-Time, Tools, work from home, work from home franchise

Meet the Versapro MTXTREME

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Introducing the Most Powerful 12/24V Jump Starter and Charging Station on the Market.

Matco’s MTXTREME now gives technicians the ability to jump start large trucks, diesels, boats and other large automotive equipment with a compact, easy-to-use-tool.

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Topics: Automotive, Charging, Charging Station, Compact, Heavy-Duty, Jump Starter, Lightweight, MTXTREME, Portable, Power, Technicians, Tool Talk, Tools, versapro, jumpstarter

Avoid Rounding Fasteners with Matco’s ADV Sockets

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

We Know You Need Dependable Tools that Last a Lifetime.

It’s time you worked smarter and faster, and Matco’s ADV Sockets allow you to do just that.

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Topics: ADV, Automotive, Distributor, Durability, Franchisee, Impact Sockets, Mechanics, Sockets, Technicians, Tool Talk, Tools, Torque

Your Spouse: A Franchise Business Partner for Success

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

How to Have a Strong Support System at Home or on the Road.

Starting a franchise is a big decision that not only affects you but your family as well. It’s necessary that both you and your spouse are on the same page when it comes to starting a franchise. 

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive Tool Franchise, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise, Franchise, Home Based Franchise, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Own a franchise, Partner, Spouse, Tool Franchise, Tools, work from home, automotive franchise, work from home franchise

Own a Top-Rated Tool Franchise in Oregon

Posted by Nicole Gennarelli

Matco Tools has new routes available in Portland, Oregon

Portland, a city full of people on-the-go, will always need skilled technicians who can fix cars and get people back out on the road.

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Topics: Automotive, Automotive tools franchise, Buy a franchise, Distributor, Financing, Franchise, Home Based, Home Based Franchise, Loan, Mechanic, Mobile Franchise, Mobile Tool Franchise, Oregon, Portland, Tool Franchise, Tools, Top 5, Training, automotive franchise, work from home franchise

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