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A Farmingdale High School automotive technology student gets (Credit: Barry Sloan)

A Farmingdale High School automotive technology student gets an up-close look at one of two monster trucks stationed at Farmingdale High School Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. (Jan. 22, 2013)

Monster Jam trucks stop at Farmingdale HS

El Toro Loco and Grinder were two of the Monster Jam trucks that made a pit stop at the Farmingdale High School auto body shop this week in preparation for their Nassau Coliseum stop on the 2012-13 Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour Jan. 25-27.

Farmingdale High School automotive technology students get an
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Farmingdale High School automotive technology students get an up-close look at one of two monster trucks stationed at their school Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. The large monster truck wheels, not pictured on the truck here, are typically removed while the trucks are being serviced and transported. (Jan. 22, 2013)

A Farmingdale High School automotive technology student gets
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

A Farmingdale High School automotive technology student gets an up-close look at one of two monster trucks stationed at Farmingdale High School Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. (Jan. 22, 2013)

Farmingdale High School automotive technology teacher Jon Olszewski
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Farmingdale High School automotive technology teacher Jon Olszewski introduces his students to one of two monster trucks stationed at their school Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at the Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. The large monster truck wheels, not pictured on the truck here, are typically removed while the trucks are being serviced and transported. (January 22, 2013) Photo by Barry Sloan

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Farmingdale High School automotive technology students got an
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Farmingdale High School automotive technology students got an up-close look at two monster trucks stationed at their school Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. The large monster truck wheels pictured here, are typically removed while the trucks are being serviced and transported. (January 22, 2013) Photo by Barry Sloan

Farmingdale High School automotive technology students get an
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Farmingdale High School automotive technology students get an up-close look at one of two monster trucks stationed at their school Tuesday before the trucks appear in the 2012-13 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Tour shows at Nassau Coliseum this weekend. Students had the opportunity to learn about various components of the trucks and how they are prepared and repaired for each show by Monster Jam mechanics and team personnel. (Jan. 22, 2013)

Jon Olszewski's automotive technology students at Farmingdale High
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Jon Olszewski's automotive technology students at Farmingdale High School mingled with the crew of the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam trucks stationed at their school and watched them work on the trucks.

Students at Farmingdale High School with the Advanced
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Students at Farmingdale High School with the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam truck "El Toro Loco." (Jan. 22, 2013)

Nathan Kirshein, 18, of Farmindale, and Nicholas Catalano,
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Nathan Kirshein, 18, of Farmindale, and Nicholas Catalano, 17, of Farmingdale, measure up against a one of the 66-inch tires used on "El Toro Loco," a Monster Jam truck.

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Jon Olszewski, automotive technology teacher at Farmingdale High
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Jon Olszewski, automotive technology teacher at Farmingdale High School, teaches his students about the inner workings of "El Toro Loco," an Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam truck.

Jon Olszewski, automotive technology teacher at Farmingdale High
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Jon Olszewski, automotive technology teacher at Farmingdale High School, teaches his students about the inner workings of "El Toro Loco," an Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam truck.

Students at Farmingdale HIgh School get with the
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Students at Farmingdale HIgh School get with the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam truck "El Toro Loco"

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