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You Should Never Trust A Dealership

Published on May 3, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
You Should Never Trust A Dealership
Yep! I said it, you should never ever trust a dealership. If I could tally the number of times that I have read that statement, it would easily be in the 300+ range. Then a statement comes along that just makes me nuts. It goes something like this I dont trust dealers at all. I…
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A Tough Day for an Honest Mechanic

Published on May 1, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
A Tough Day for an Honest Mechanic
Hey folks! I want to first apologize about no post yesterday. I really hate the days where I don't get a post out for you. Today I want to explain what a bad day for a mechanic looks like. I really what you guys to understand that I am NOT bitching about my job. I…
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How To Get The Most From Your Auto Mechanic

Published on April 12, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
How To Get The Most From Your Auto Mechanic
I don't think that anyone can argue the fact that it costs money to bring your car to a mechanic. We all can agree that the auto industry is full of stereotypes, everyone from sales to mechanics, no one is safe. ;) So what can the customers to do get the most from their service…
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Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools

Published on April 9, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools
When I first started with VW,my instructor said "VW makes cars to support their special tool department". The funny thing his, he was pretty much right. We have over $300,000 worth of tools designed especially for fixing Volkswagens. I have shown you guys pictures of some of the basic mechanic's tools that I have. I…
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Behind the Wrench, Mechanic Interview with Joe D

Published on April 6, 2012 under Behind The Wrench
Behind the Wrench, Mechanic Interview with Joe D
Hey folks, it's Friday so it's time again for "Behind The Wrench". Today we have Joe, a true VW nut, car enthusiast, and all around cool guy. You can really tell from this interview, just how much Joe lives and breathes this industry. NAME: Joe aka Joe-hio....or Gus How long have you been in the…
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