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Professional automotive forum for discussion of any automotive industry-related issues, ranging from automotive legislation before the U.S. Congress and other legal bodies around the world, local automotive politics in states, provinces, and cities, as well as broader issues affecting the industry as a whole, including best practices to promote the professional image of the automotive service industry. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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02/22/2024 in the Industry Issues Forum
I got a copy of the Napa Fix volume 5. It is a Dorman publication that is distributed by Napa for their OE Fix guide. It has a new product for late model vehicles. It has an article that describes the newer low-tension rings in today's engines and the oil...
Disrespectful to the Trade!
02/17/2024 in the Industry Issues Forum
In a state where it is MANDATORY to pay a burger flipper $20.00 the county of Venture is looking to attract the best and brightest mechanic trainees! This is the problem with the highly educated suits that run most of the organizations that get people...
Tire Prices
02/12/2024 in the Industry Issues Forum
Well….. inflation or collusion??
How is the Technician Shortage affecting your area?
01/30/2024 in the Industry Issues Forum
Hello, IIF! I live in a rural mountain county of about 20,000 people. As for demographics, about 26% are retired and the price of housing ranges from ~$67,000 for a trailer house sitting in a mobile home park to ~several million for some of the new ho...
Technical Publications
01/26/2024 in the Industry Issues Forum
It's part of getting older. My contacts at Bobcox, Motor Age and similar publishers have moved and/on or died. I have two new Technical articles but none of the objective automotive service industry publishers have any reasonable submission process. Many ...

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