Episode 113

Jim Linder In Memoriam [E113]

Matt Fanslow pays tribute to the late Jim Linder. Matt reflects on his experiences attending Linder's training classes and conferences, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning for technicians. Matt encourages listeners to remember influential figures in the automotive industry and to invest time in learning about their contributions.

Show Notes with Timestamps

  • Jim Linder's Legacy (00:01:18) Jim Linder's contributions to the automotive industry, particularly in fuel injector services and solutions.
  • Guru Classes and Training (00:06:17) Information about the week-long Guru Classes organized by Jim Linder, including the instructors involved, the location of the classes, and the impact they had on participants.
  • The Linder Conference (00:12:22) Discussion about the Linder conferences and the benefits of attending, including access to training programs and career development opportunities.
  • Technician's Jeopardy (00:15:47) Participating in Technician's Jeopardy at the conference, including the prizes and Matt's intention to come in second place to win a Pico scope.
  • Remembering influential figures in the automotive industry (00:26:03) Discussion about the importance of remembering and honoring influential figures.
  • Quality training and resources provided by Jim Linder (00:28:15) Appreciation for the quality of training materials and resources provided by Jim Linder, including well-printed books and good food during training events.

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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.