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Volkswagen headliner repair | more than most think, getting it right

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @03:00 PM

Your simplified VW headliner has become much more complicated to remove, repair and install.  

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Topics: headliner repair

Auto Interior Repair | technology can't be repaired with old tools

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @06:30 AM

Yesterday’s auto interior shop | picture an Upholstery Shop with tables, a sewing machine and some hand tools. 

 

This is the way one would set up an interior repair shop 25 years ago.  Pretty nostalgic but it doesn’t do much for repairing the high tech cars and trucks of today and tomorrow.

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Topics: Advanced Safety Systems

Buying online Convertible Top | Before you get the good deal

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @06:00 AM

The facts about buying your convertible top online, price is but one part of the puzzle.

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Topics: Convertible Top

Seat Repair Help | Improving seat performance for your body

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, May 22, 2015 @06:30 AM

  • When one thinks of repairing a seat, most people envision repairing the cover because it is worn, ripped or torn. We specialize in this type of repair, and much more...

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Topics: seat repair

BMW Safety System Cameras | Auto Interior Repair Shops are not equal

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, May 15, 2015 @06:30 AM

We recently had a BMW into our shop that reminded me of how connected our vehicles have become.  

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Topics: Advanced Safety Systems

What is it worth to have a professional install your Convertible Top?

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, May 12, 2015 @06:30 AM

DIY Convertible Top | So you bought this convertible and now it needs a top, do you replace it yourself, or have a professional perform the work?

 

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Topics: Convertible Repair Minneapolis

Mustang Convertible Top Repair Parts | 2001 & newer replacement frame

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 @01:00 PM

Minneapolis Convertible Top Repair for 2001 & newer Mustangs with a sagging frame

 

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Topics: Mustang Convertible Top Repair

Safety Systems Repair | What would an automotive world be w/o sensors?

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Thu, Apr 23, 2015 @06:00 AM

Everyone enjoys and understands that computers are here to stay, they provide value in all aspects of our life, in some ways it’s hard to even think of how our life would be without them.  The exchange of information through sensors create ease of operation and make them hard to resist.  So, what happens when repairs are needed?

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Topics: safety system sensor repair

Blind spot monitors | Who should repair, why it matters

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @06:30 AM

Blind Spot Monitors | This is one of several safety conveniences I like to call 'dependent technologies'. 

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Topics: Advanced Safety Systems

CAN Bus systems - Wire Repair to Connectors | Getting it right

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Mon, Apr 13, 2015 @06:30 AM

Given the fact that the automotive industry is producing technology beyond the capacities of most repair shops is a major concern. 

To properly be equipped and ready to handle the complexities of today’s repairs, it is important to examine the how and why of what that means to properly repair it back to OEM standards / performance.  

The method that is used to accomplish increased safety and comfort in today’s vehicles is still done by wires, sensors and computers. What has changed is not only the complexity, but also the way in which a repair is handled, measured, and completed.  

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Topics: Harness Wire Repair

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