All of the content on the AA1Car.com and CarleySoftware.com websites has been provided by Larry Carley, a nationally recognized automotive technical writer, editor and author with over 40 years of experience.
Larry has been a long time contributor to the Babcox automotive trade magazines and has contributed over 3,500 automotive diagnostic and repair articles to their magazines. Prior to that, he was editor of Motor Service magazine. Professional trade magazines Larry has written for include:
Brake & Front End
Import Car & Truck
T2 Tomorrows Technician
Award Winning Writer:
Larry's articles have earned thirteen writing excellence awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) and two from Automotive Media Conference (APEX). He has also received awards from the Society for Technical Communications (STC) for articles and books.
Larry has written technical manuals, instructional videos and other technical articles for numerous automotive aftermarket companies including Bosch, BWD Corp., Fel-Pro, Federal-Mogul, GKN, NAPA, Raybestos and Wells Mfg.
For 20 years, Larry also wrote a monthly technical newsletter for NAPA Auto Parts called PitStop (for parts store employees) and Tech's Edge (for NAPA installer customers).
Books and training courses Larry has written or co-authored:
How to Make Your Own Alcohol Fuels - TAB Books
Saturday Mechanic Car Care Guides - Hearst/Popular Mechanics
Propane Conversion of Cars, Trucks & RVs - TAB Books
The Mechanic's Guide To Front-Wheel Drive - Prentice-Hall)
Chrysler K-Car & Ford Escort Car Care Guides- TAB Books
LP-Gas Carburetion Handbook - National LP-Gas Assn.
The Mechanic's Guide To Emissions Control - Prentice-Hall
Do-It-Yourself Auto Repair - Consumer Guide/Publications Int.
Do-It-Yourself Car Care - TAB Books
A Technician's Guide to Automotive Emissions Systems - Delmar
Understanding Automotive Emissions Control - HP Books
Hydraulic & Modern Braking Systems Course 0213-08S - NAPA
Bosch Antilock Brake Systems Course 0226-16 - NAPA
Understanding Antilock Brake Systems Course 0227-08S - NAPA
Servicing R134a Air Conditioning Systems Course 0632-08S - NAPA
Today's Brake Systems - HP Books
Advanced Four Wheel Alignment Course 0211-08S - NAPA
Larry has been ASE certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in seven areas of automotive expertise, and has worked with ASE in developing technician certification tests.