Building on its multi-year commitment to attract talented young professionals to the automotive service industry, Federal-Mogul Motorparts has awarded 12 $2,500 tuition scholarships on behalf of its Garage Gurus technical education network to students enrolled in accredited post-secondary automotive technology schools.
If you remember about a year ago in the pages of Engine Builder, we highlighted a shop in Cleveland called Victory Engines. The title of that story was ‘To the Victor Go the Spoils.’ Foreshadowing being what it is, Victory Engines’ owner Ray Banyas has again claimed a victory by being named the 2016 Vintage Engine Builder of the Year.
The Engine Builder team recently made a trip up to Cleveland to visit Ray Banyas and Phil Hartsel at Victory Engines to tour the shop and present the guys with the 2016 Vintage Engine Builder of the Year award.
Garage Gurus will host its first Facebook Live event on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Guru Tim Habel, a certified master technician, will host the event, featuring instruction on Fel-Pro head gasket replacement for an LS engine.
The monthly sweepstakes is part of an extensive multi-media campaign to help millions of consumers, in collaboration with their automotive parts and service providers, make informed decisions about the parts used in a full range of vehicle repairs.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has announced that Bryon Osterland has been appointed to the position of vice president, Global Chassis, and Craig Frohock has been appointed to the position of vice president, Global Sealing, Engine and Underhood Service.
Blake Brown, an open-wheel dirt modified racer who resides in Corbin, KY, and Derek Fetter, an automotive enthusiast and collision repair technician from Troy, MO, are the grand-prize winners in the 2017 “Search for a Champion” contest from Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Champion brand.
One of the worst failures that can occur inside an engine is a spun bearing. It can happen in a stock engine, race engine, gasoline engine or diesel engine. A spun bearing is bad news because it usually seizes itself around the crankshaft journal. What happens next depends on the bearing’s location.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Fel-Pro Gaskets brand now offers an exclusive line of performance turbocharger gaskets engineered to withstand the extreme temperatures encountered in high-end racing engines.
Larry Pritchett, owner of Mid-South Racing Engines in Clarkrange, TN, was named the 2016 Performance Engine Builder of the Year, sponsored by Speed-Pro POWERFORGED Pistons and Engine Builder magazine. This is the fifth year for the Performance Engine Builder of the Year Award in conjunction with Federal-Mogul Motorparts.
For the third consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will award $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges or universities. The scholarships are part of the company’s comprehensive “Tech First” initiative.
Join PERA for a webinar on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM CDT all about Spark Plugs – What has changed and what you need to know. Mike Kollenberg, Product Manager, Champion Spark Plug – North America, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will show how spark plugs have changed over time.