Modules, used doors, power mirrors. It still ain’t the ’70s, vehicle technology has changed, and we need to get paid for it.
Throughout my years in this industry, I’ve purchased or fabricated some tools and perfected some techniques that have made my job easier and my cycle times shorter. Here are a few of them.
Why do I, as an auto painter of 40 years, have to face a sandblasted, tar-covered, mud-filled vehicle with no time whatsoever to treat these problems? Aren’t paint times based on clean factory panels?
Special clamps, foam, frame repair, used parts – there are lots of labor operations we perform that we have every right to charge for.