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Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

Professional automotive forum for discussion of repair shop management, covered from all angles, including: managerial discussions, employee relations, training, shop advertising and marketing ideas, streamlining of the shop environment, legal issues related to owning and managing a repair shop, and more. Although this forum is heaviest with participation of shop owners and managers, you also gain insight from members with other backgrounds (technicians, government employees, marketing representatives, educators, and more). This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

Child car seats
06/21/2022 in the Shop Management Forum
Hey group I wanted to get everyone's opinion on reinstalling car seats after they get removed for services(seat belts, fuel pumps, anything that requires removal of car seats). I always used to reinstall them securely as half the time when they come in th...
Chopper Motorcycle Oil Filter
06/15/2022 in the Shop Management Forum
Trying to find this oil filter and not having any luck. It\'s a remote mount cartridge on a custom built motorcycle. The cartridge doesn\'t want to come out of the housing, it feels spring loaded. The owner doesn\'t have any information so here I am....
TO LIEN OR TO TITLE BOND? THAT IS THE QUESTION
06/13/2022 in the Shop Management Forum
greeting most honorable iatn masters....i have several cars on the lot, some nice, some nicer and some not so nice....that i could probably file liens on. the problem with filing liens since covid, centers around the courts being over booked, 3 months is ...
Mechanics lean / Its all free if you cant fix it right?
06/12/2022 in the Shop Management Forum
Hello fellow shop owners. I once again need to pick your informed, intelligent minds as I have found myself in a situation that I have not been in at any point during my 27 years in business. I have a car that we have not been able to find the problem on ...
Source for GM Engines?
06/09/2022 in the Shop Management Forum
Who is your go to supplier? I am looking for a few gm 5.7 engines. I prefer new crate engines. Having trouble locally and internet brokers aren't good about taking calls. These engines are going in light duty trucks 87-95. Thanks.

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