Episode 99

Legacy for Auto Repair Professionals [E099]

Matt Fanslow explores the significance of leaving a legacy and acknowledging the contributions of others in our industry. He highlights the expertise of his friend Tommy Oliva in module cloning and programming and emphasizes the importance of giving credit to mentors and references. Matt draws inspiration from the entertainment industry, particularly actor Bill Hader, who credits his colleagues for their contributions. He believes adopting this practice can foster collaboration and improvement in the automotive industry.

Show Notes

  • Legacy and Impact (00:01:19) Discussion on the legacy and the importance of leaving a positive impression on others.
  • Crediting Sources (00:02:37) Exploration of the lack of credit given in the automotive industry and the need to acknowledge and reference sources of knowledge.
  • Changing Cultural Practices (00:08:03) Examining the idea of giving credit where credit is due in the industry and the potential benefits it can bring to individuals and the industry as a whole.
  • The Interconnectedness of Knowledge in the Automotive Profession (00:14:16) Discussing the vast amount of knowledge in the automotive field and how it builds upon previous technologies and contributions.

The episode is sponsored by NAPA Autotech Training, which offers virtual technical classes to enhance technicians' skills.

Thanks to our Partner, NAPA Autotech napaautotech.com

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Matt Fanslow

Matt Fanslow is the diagnostic tech/shop manager at Riverside Automotive in Red Wing, MN. His primary responsibilities are to diagnose driveability and electrical/electronic issues, and perform most all programming, coding, initializing, adoptions, etc. Basically, if it needs to be figured out or has wires, it goes to Matt.

He’s been a tech since 1996. Matt is also a subject matter expert for ASE and has instructed at Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo. Matt has participated on 18 ASE technical committees for the ASE Practice Test, A6, A7, A8, and L1 tests. He’s also done case studies for Standard Motor Products. Fanslow’s goal is to do everything in his power to improve the overall level of professionalism within the automotive and light truck repair trade and also raise the level of its public image.