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Auto Repair Shops With In-House Machine Shops

In-house machine shops are rarely found in most auto repair shops. The special equipment in an automotive shop with an in-house machine shop allows for specialized cuts, sanding, drilling, grinding, knurling (cut in patterns to allow for a better grip) and welding parts to customize or repair them. In-house machine shops are also used for…

Give Your Automotive Technician Some Respect

Auto repair costs at a shop are basically comprised of labor and parts. Flat rate labor guides estimate labor time down to the tenth of an hour. For my example, if a starter for a specific vehicle pays 1.2 hours to change, the labor cost will be determined by multiplying the time by the shops…

All About Automotive Detailing

Automotive detailing can be one of the most important jobs at vehicle dealerships or detailing shops. Whether a detailer is preparing the vehicle for a sales display or getting it ready for its new owner, it’s sometimes that first impression of the vehicle that makes automotive detailing so significant. Good automotive detailers will know the…