“Anybody can say, ‘I’d like this law to be changed or that law to be changed,’ ” says a Virginia shop owner. “But I don’t see any politicians knocking on my door. … They do it with big insurance companies, but not me.” Well, for lack of a better word: Duh! Of course politicians aren’t
"The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself." – Anna James Enthusiasm is wonderful. Having confidence in yourself is a necessity. Believing in your company is a basic requirement of success. No team ever won a championship with a negative attitude. However, believing in yourself and your company doesn’t mean you must
I find the practice of cost shifting morally repugnant. Why is it morally wrong and illegal (fraud) if I as a repairer charge a customer differently than the actual repair performed, but when an adjustor "bends" his company’s rules (even if it’s for our "benefit") that it’s somehow OK? I don’t understand the double-standard. The
In the early days when a bodyman faced a repair problem, he couldn’t just buy what he needed. He had to conceive a tool that would repair the problem- and then forge it himself.
On a mission to learn how to better repair lightweight panels, I began investigating inverter welders. And was pleasantly surprised.
Gearheads vs. Poindexters: The Best Way to Answer This Question Is to Be Blunt: We’re An Industry of Ignorant Bodymen.
Now I know that sounds insulting and rude, but read on and see if you don’t agree with me.
More repair-friendly vehicles don’t appear to be in our future, equating to fewer vehicles being repairable and those that aren’t totaled costing more to repair.