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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

Auto Repair | technology affects process for OEM performance repairs

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @06:30 AM

Auto Interior Repairs | Here are a couple things to consider on what is happening with technology and relevant questions that will help you find a safety systems repair shop in the Minneapolis area.

 

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Topics: Advanced Safety Systems

Auto Tech Update | Cars will talk to each other, approach with caution

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Thu, Jul 02, 2015 @06:30 AM

Auto Tech Update | I recently participated on a Cyber Security online conference to improve my understanding and education for what lies ahead in the automotive repair field.

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Topics: auto technology

6 tips for Auto Interior Cleaning broken eggs - my car stinks bad!

Posted by RICK ZIRBES

Wed, Jul 01, 2015 @06:30 AM

Auto Interior Cleaning | When a product is unknowingly or accidentally spilled in your vehicle, many people on the go find it quite a surprise when it either starts smelling or unseemly stains show up (even after the attempt to clean it up). 

 

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Topics: auto interior repair

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

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