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BMW E46 Convertible Repair | get expert help, OEM performance repairs

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Mon, Aug 31, 2015 @06:30 AM

As the BMW E46 ages, the hydraulic system on the convertible top is starting to show signs of wear.


When this happens, you will see or experience indicators that might turn into future repairs. Know

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Topics: BMW E46

Audi A4 cabriolet | OEM performance repairs, do’s and don’ts

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @07:30 AM

One of the most popular Audi convertibles are the A4 Cabriolet from 2000 to 2006. This is a quality production convertible that has quite the following. 

 

Given that this car is 10 to 15 years old, here are a few issues with the convertible top. One of them being the rear window, although this isn’t centralize just as an Audi problem, the correct process of repair is still the same. 

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Topics: Audi A4 convertible

My Convertible Top doesn’t work | When Replacement overrides Repair

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @06:30 AM

Convertible Top Repair tip | We recently had a customer's car in one of our stores with a convertible top frame problem. 

 

The issue of repairing, replacing a convertible top is predicated on the current condition of all parts relating to the operation, safety and function. 

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Topics: Convertible Top

Understanding quality repairs through understanding the technology

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @11:00 AM

There are many methods for repairing cars, and just as many different types of systems, technologies and materials. 

 

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Topics: Safety Systems

E46 BMW Convertible Top Repair | different set of issues & challenges

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Aug 11, 2015 @06:30 AM

We have experienced a healthy dose of convertible top repair problems with the BMW E46 Convertible. 

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Topics: E46 top repair

Safety System Repair and Education for tomorrow's vehicles | NACE 2015

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Thu, Aug 06, 2015 @06:30 AM

NACE 2015 | As a repair shop, leading the way conversation with one of the guys that engineers & build advanced safety systems

During my most recent attendance of NACE in Detroit Michigan, I was privileged to speak to a GM electrical engineer one on one about the architecture of the CT6 Cadillac and other various General Motors models to better understand newer safety systems.  (NACE represents the automotive service and repair industry, where technology is for tomorrow's vehicles).

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Topics: Advanced Safety Systems

Gas Can Spills, more than a simple clean up | Toxic Interior Repairs

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Sat, Jul 25, 2015 @08:00 AM

Spilled Gas in my car | We are receiving calls & inquiries about Gasoline spills this time of year...

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Topics: Gas Can Spill

Today’s Safety Systems Repairs and technology | Are you ready?

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, Jul 24, 2015 @06:30 AM

High tech Safety Systems Repair | In the automotive world, new innovations are a weekly occurrence. Education and special tooling is at all-time high. Why this matters when it comes to repair shop technicians.

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Topics: repair shop technicians

BMW Z3 Convertible | Repairing or Replacing window or top

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Wed, Jul 22, 2015 @06:30 AM

The BMW Z3 is one of those cars that will be around for awhile.

We find at Dick and Rick’s that this is one car that our customers love to drive and continue to fix to have a great handling convertible that has a lot of BMW style.

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Topics: BMW convertible repair

What is wrong with my BMW? | 3 Series Convertible Repair

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Tue, Jul 21, 2015 @06:30 AM

In need of Repair with the ever popular BMW model E36 or also known as the 3 series convertible from 1991 to 1998?

As these car are aging, several issues continue to rise and be problematic for owners. Over time causes issues like the top hitting the tonneau lid, to not working at all. All of this with the 3 series convertibles is due to wear and age.

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Topics: BMW convertible top repair

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