We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket

We are at the Core of the Automotive Aftermarket

The Automotive Aftermarket is a dominant industry, here in Canada. But we are all so disconnected. This is a 32-billion-dollar industry made up of thousands of regional and international...

Welcome to the Tech Center
Welcome to the Tech Center

Welcome to the Tech Center.  Servicing and repairing vehicles...

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Welcome to the Link Library
Welcome to the Link Library

Simple, Direct, and Quick  Here's where we index and...

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Welcome to the Tool Room
Welcome to the Tool Room

This section should be interesting for everybody because...

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Welcome to The Office
Welcome to The Office

Welcome to The Office This section is designed...

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Tips, Articles, Stories

Cooling Flush?

This guy comes in with his 2002 Jimmy and said it was idling a little rough....

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New job for an old tool

Have a set of 10 inch slip joint pliers? This is a handy tool when doing...

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Rusty Light Sockets

Need to clean out corroded small bulb sockets?   From a local hardware store,...

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Connecting With Other Groups

The Automotive Service Industry is huge. But, when you think about it, we...

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Something Gets Lost In The Translation

When you are acquiring information from a customer about a vehicle problem and...

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Built to Meet or Exceed OE Specs

" Built To Meet Or Exceed OE Specs." Don't believe...

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Are You Still Using a Compression Tester?

How many of you are still using a compression tester to diagnose a rough...

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Don't Buy Your Customers

Are you so insecure that you feel that you have to negotiate for the job?  I...

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Mr. Customer, You're Fired

Whoa! You're not serious..... Yes, you can fire a customer.   You try real hard...

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It's Not Brakes

Customer said it must be a bearing noise because it just happened.

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Free Mini-Honer

Need to hone or sand inside a small tube?  Try this. Open a cotter pin and...

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Torque Angle vs Torque to Yield

Okay, let's talk about head bolts. A lot has changed over the years with...

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Bob Paff
Welcome to The Office T his section is designed specifically for you, the owner/operator or manager of an automotive-related business here in British Columbia. Throughout this website, you will find m...
Mandatory Certification Is Coming Let's start 2023 with some important news that will affect all of us, within this trade, here in BC. Yes, mandatory certification for all our skilled trades workers w...
The Automotive Aftermarket is a dominant industry, here in Canada. But we are all so disconnected. This is a 32-billion-dollar industry made up of thousands of regional and international manufacturers...
Mandatory Certification: BC My Personal Views by; Bob Paff Before I start, I just wish to say that my opinions below are based upon my knowledge of the automotive service industry and do not reflect t...