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Comments Off on Collision Repair Demands More from High School Vo-Tech Courses and Their Instructors Part IV

Body shop owners need to understand that there is no teaching program that will turn out seasoned auto body technicians. The only way that this is accomplished is by having the opportunity to work in a body shop or as a technician. The trick is to ensure that these students are learning from an instructor

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Comments Off on Collision Repair Demands More from High School Vo-Tech Courses and Their Instructors Part III

The processes being used as our industry grows, such as aluminum and more, require an invested collision repair leader to instruct our youth on the minute by minute changes and the excitement that surrounds them. They need to be taught where they fit into these industry changes and that their yearning to create the next

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Comments Off on Collision Repair Demands More from High School Vo-Tech Courses and Their Instructors Part II

My purpose for taking this walk through history is to shed light on how some of the most basic of vocations, collision repair, is losing its luster to our youth. Gone are the days of greasy hands and physical labor and here in its stead are the worries of getting a hangnail or blisters caused

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Comments Off on Collision Repair Demands More From High School Vo-Tech Courses and Their Instructors Part I

When a high school student signs up for a course in their potential career choice, it should be exciting and informative. By the end of such a course, the hope is that the vo-tech class has given the student a true snapshot of what their lives would be like in that vocation and should also

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Comments Off on Using Certified Alternative Parts Or OEM; How Has This Affected You? Part II

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate that would fix this loophole and, the QPC states, “safeguard consumers against price gouging.” The QPC says that the Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade and Sales (PARTS) Act of 2013 (H.R. 1663 and S. 780) would “ensure consumer choice for auto collision repair parts

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Comments Off on Using Certified Alternative Parts Or OEM; How Has This Affected You? Part I

What if you no longer had access to lower-cost, quality crash parts for your vehicle? Major car companies are trying to squash competition and force consumers to buy their higher-cost parts when less expensive quality alternatives are readily available. But competition is good for everyone. It’s good for consumers because it keeps costs down. It’s

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Comments Off on It’s Hail Season, How Does Your Windshield Look? Part III

  If the job is properly done, not even a trained eye can see where the repairs have been done. Finally you can stop the spreading of the cracks just by taking control of the situation. You will need to trust the word of the technician when they tell you that it is too far

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Comments Off on It’s Hail Season, How Does Your Windshield Look? Part II

  It must be said while I have your attention, if you wait too long and the cracks get too long, they may not be able to be repaired. You need to be proactive and get them repaired when they are still just pock marks. It costs you almost nothing so why not? In the

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Comments Off on It’s Hail Season, How Does Your Windshield Look? Part I

It’s almost unheard of in the general population. Unless you know someone who has had it done, you wouldn’t know the difference. Getting your windshield repaired is so much cheaper than getting it replaced. Most states, it’s against the law to drive around with chips in your windshield. You may have just come out of

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Comments Off on 2014 Nace/Cars Expo & Conference Coming Soon To Detroit

If you have never been to Nace/Cars Expo & Conference, this is a great place to go to hear what is happening with the industry and a great opportunity to see some really fantastic cars. The dates that are important to you will be July 30-Aug 2 2014 and it’s happening in Detroit, MI. You

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