ABCs of Motor Work: Awards, News Bulletins and Comedic Relief

Awards, Bulletins and Comedy

This column on awards, news and humor will change frequently… as will the Classic Car Section. Grab a cup of joe and pay us a visit whether you need repairs or not. Think of Motor Work’s Website as a warm place to go and spend a few minutes. You will always be welcome.

Thanks,
Marty Fay, Owner
Motor Works

Motor Works… Now with Dealership Diagnostic & Programming Software!

Motor Works… Now with Dealership Diagnostic & Programming Software!

Bulletins | 04.16.2015

Auto repair has changed. Safe, accurate, and effective service and repair of newer vehicles now demands factory/dealership software. We have made a huge financial and training commitment to become an industry leader in this area.

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Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

Bulletins | 11.24.2013

A Thanksgiving story of a truly deserving person and the assistance she receives from an unlikely source.

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Joe Moberg becomes an ASE Master Certified Technician

Joe Moberg becomes an ASE Master Certified Technician

Awards | 08.30.2013

Motor Works is very proud to announce that technician Joe Moberg is now ASE Master Certified. Becoming Master Certified is a major accomplishment. It requires showing field proficiency and passing long detailed testing in eight automotive specialties. These include Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drivetrain & Axles, Suspension & Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating & Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance. Three cheers for Joe!!!

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Marty presents Motor Works’ MG & Triumph GT6 Restoration eBooks to the Chicagoland MG Club

Marty presents Motor Works’ MG & Triumph GT6 Restoration eBooks to the Chicagoland MG Club

Bulletins | 05.01.2013

The owner of Motor Works, Marty Fay, presents Motor Work’s two eBooks, MG Repairs and Restorations and Triumph GT6 Restoration to a meeting of the Chicagoland MG Club.

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The Incident - Not One of My Better Moments

The Incident - Not One of My Better Moments

Comedy | 04.01.2013

All of us have our failings. A toy car was mine.

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Motor Works’ MG Repairs & Restorations eBook Is Now Available

Motor Works’ MG Repairs & Restorations eBook Is Now Available

Bulletins | 03.29.2013

Since 1984, Motor Works has been lovingly repairing and restoring classic cars. This free eBook chronicles eleven MG and other timeless British car projects. You can download it in our Classic Car Section.

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Motor Works’ Triumph GT6 Restoration eBook Is Now Available

Motor Works’ Triumph GT6 Restoration eBook Is Now Available

Bulletins | 03.27.2013

The story of our largest restoration to date, a 1967 Triumph GT6, is now available as a free eBook. Please visit our Classic Car Section to download.

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Motor Work’s Website Wins AutoInc. Magazine’s Top Ten Websites Competition

Motor Work’s Website Wins AutoInc. Magazine’s Top Ten Websites Competition

Awards | 02.13.2012

AutoInc. Magazine (published by the Automotive Service Association-ASA) holds a yearly competition to find the Top Ten Automotive Websites. For 2012, Motor Works was listed in this prestigious group.

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This Simply Won’t Do!

This Simply Won’t Do!

Comedy | 01.09.2012

The staff has gone full boat bonkers after learning that Motor Work’s website has been awarded a place in AutoInc. Magazine’s National Top Ten Websites competition for 2012. They are out of control and this simply won’t do!

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That Dog is Smarter Than You

That Dog is Smarter Than You

Comedy | 12.19.2011

I can live with my wife telling me “that dog is smater than you are.”

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A Not So Old Chinese Parable

A Not So Old Chinese Parable

Comedy | 11.29.2011

Two young brothers were out playing one afternoon. They suddenly spied an outhouse at the top of a hill…

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Motor Work’s Head Technician Wins Award in Prestigious Competition!

Motor Work’s Head Technician Wins Award in Prestigious Competition!

Awards | 11.28.2011

On November 18, 2011, Motor Work’s Head Technician, Mark Huff, won the Chicago Region NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year Award.

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Simon’s Cat in “Cat Man Do”

Simon’s Cat in “Cat Man Do”

Comedy | 11.10.2011

If you have ever loved a cat this will remind you why.

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Motor Work’s Owner Passes 25th Year Anniversary as a Certified Master Technician

Motor Work’s Owner Passes 25th Year Anniversary as a Certified Master Technician

Awards | 11.03.2011

Marty Fay, Motor Work’s owner recently received a celebratory medallion from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

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AutoCare Group Gives Donation to Local Cause

AutoCare Group Gives Donation to Local Cause

Bulletins | 10.28.2011

The NAPA AutoCare Business Development Group is composed of 15 of the top shops in the DeKalb-Sycamore area. Each month the group makes a donation to a local cause chosen by one of its members.

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Our Most Ambitious Classic Car Project to Date!

Our Most Ambitious Classic Car Project to Date!

Bulletins | 09.21.2011

A rare Triumph GT6 comes to us for restoration. FLASH! The complete story is now available as a free eBook download in our Classic Car Section.

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Hot Rod Dune Buggy!

Hot Rod Dune Buggy!

Bulletins | 08.17.2011

This dune buggy arrived at Motor Works as one sick puppy.

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Washing Machine Self Destructs

Washing Machine Self Destructs

Comedy | 08.10.2011

If it’s been a rough day and you want to put your fist through a door, watch this instead.

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Motor Works Announces New Staff Member

Motor Works Announces New Staff Member

Bulletins | 05.17.2011

Motor Works is proud to announce the addition of Dan Kedzie to our staff.

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