Are Female Car Clubs on the rise?
As an avid automotive swap meet vendor, there’s always been rumbling amongst us … sales associates. One would say, there’s noticeably less attendance this year than from last, but, that’s something stupid we say every year, or is it stupid?
Should we worry, is the attendance really down?
Are the car club membership and interest on the decline or is the classic car culture-changing as a whole?
Watching an interesting episode of ”All Girls Garage” on the boob tube. Research shows there are more females signing up to the automotive tech. trade and industry than ever before. Continue reading
Truck Mechanic vs Computer Guru
Ten Best Hands-On Trades
1. Truck and Coach Technician
2. Highway Trailer Technician
4. Truck Driving
5. Anything Transportation Oriented
6. HVAC Technician. “Air Conditioning”
As a “Truck and Coach Technician,” I am very familiar with all these highly recognized trades and, I also know many hard-working people in them. They are the backbone of our country with very little or no praise associated with them. I could recommend any trade on that list but, only, if you are a hands-on type of person.
You will never be without a job. I found that all through the years I could get employed anywhere from a contract mechanic in war-torn countries to almost anywhere I wanted to move to. That’s what I call recession-proof. Continue reading
When your engine light comes on your dash and your buddy says, “not to worry” it’s only a soft code. You act like you know what he’s talking about, but … you really don’t.
What is a Soft Code
In this part of the series “Chronicles of a Taxi Driver” the “why” question always comes up, “Why are Taxi Cabs Painted Yellow?” The iconic signature of a Taxi Cab around the world is yellow, and for at least two good reasons, #1 It is a distinguishable color for a taxi cab, a bright Yellow and … #2 Yellow stands out amongst all other colors, compared to black or brown cars.
Motorized taxicabs began to appear on the streets of major cities from the early 1900s. According to Time.com, the word Taxi traces to the early 20th century, when it appeared as a shortened version of “taximeter,” and “Cabby” being short form for a cab driver. A taximeter is a device that measures the cab’s mileage. Continue reading