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Re: What was it like to be a mechanic in the 70s amd 80s
Posted to Open Discussion Forum on 1/28/2019

I never got 50% of labor, but I made pretty good money on flat rate at the Lincoln/Mercury dealer.

Don't know about markup since I was a tech. However in the late 80's I worked in a Dodge dealership and markup on some parts was pretty darned good.

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