time to fix my car

DRP or Independant shop, who should I have fix my car?
Lets start this post with Websters definition of Independent:
a
(1) : not subject to control by others : self-governing
(2) : not affiliated with a larger controlling unit <an independent bookstore> Read the rest of this entry »

Repair times, Time to repair my vehicle:

*How long will it take to repair my vehicle?

*Why does it seem to take so long to repair my car?

*How are repair times calculated?

In this post we discuss how repair times are calculated and highlight some points to help you understand repair times.

We will begin with an over view of a basic Industry standard formula used.
The shop or Insurance company will take the total number of labor hours that are on a repair estimate and divide that number by 4 or 5, and round it to the nearest number, this will give the total number “estimated” days required to repair your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

ARE YOU
SHOPPING FOR ESTIMATES?

Here are some things you should know.

First and foremost let the shop know your intention’s and the reason for your estimate,
under normal circumstances you will only have a few reasons to be shopping for an estimate. Read the rest of this entry »

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