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Made In China?

Made In China?

On the front line, we’ve always complained about cheap offshore parts. Then, too, who really cares anymore? A part is a part. So cheaper is better, right? Oh really? It wasn't that long ago that we...

We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket
We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket

The Automotive Aftermarket is a dominant industry here in...

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Welcome to the Tech Center
Welcome to the Tech Center

Welcome to the Tech Center.  Servicing and repairing vehicles...

  • Dec 19
Welcome to the Link Library
Welcome to the Link Library

Simple, Direct, and Quick  Here's where we index and...

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Welcome to the Tool Room
Welcome to the Tool Room

This section should be interesting for everybody because...

  • Sep 08

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Dex-Cool Antifreeze

As you have seen, all vehicle manufacturers have changed their antifreeze from...

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13 Biggest Hot Rod Crate Engines

Big in size, big in power, big in cost; these are a few of our favorite BIG crate...

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The Plus of Shop Meetings

How many of you have monthly shop meetings with your mechanical staff? There has...

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He's Still On A Road Test?

Ever had the situation where, during a road test, the car died, you left your...

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Tools Explained

(I'm not sure where this originated but Eric from Perform-x sent it and I just had...

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Quotes or Estimates

"Here, I'll write you up a quote on what it should cost for the repair."...

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TDC Tool

You can make your own tool to find true top dead center...

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Customer Management

Customer Management A segment from Automotive Business Concepts By Bob Paff...

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You want how much?

Pre-discounting can paint you into a corner.... Never assume the customer will...

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New job for an old tool

Have a set of 10 inch slip joint pliers? This is a handy tool when doing...

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If you Quote, You'll be Wrong

How often has a customer asked you for an estimate or a 'ball-park' quote...

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