I wanted to implement this idea for a long time. Service stickers that would tell maintenance history of the vehicle right away so there will be no need to guess what was done and when. Took me a while to get proper equipment for this task but finally it looks the way I want it!
While I’m spending most of the time for now with my laptop and phone doing all the boring business organisation stuff (I finished my business plan and it looks do-able!) I can’t resist to escape from all that office work to the shop and do some work there too. My workbench got itself a twin
AB automotive now is going through the final licensing steps required to run automotive repair business in Alberta. Currently I can not proceed with repair orders until this process is completed. This should not take long, expected processing time for required licenses is between 2 to 4 weeks. I am also working hard on further
I have a weakness for logos, so however small my business is or was in the past it had to have certain recognizable style. Probably I should have asked a professional to do this properly, but I like to play with computer myself so I always preferred to create my logos myself. With more or
Finally I found a moment to clean up the shop a little bit and take pictures of it. It is far, far, far from what I want it to be, but because more than a couple of customers already told me “Andrew, you got yourself a nice shop here!” I decided that there is nothing to
Workbench completed! Today its got primed… …painted …and put in use Wow, I really got the right shade of orange for it. I think, I’m going to build one more like this.
Here is why my shop is dusty and messy these days. Ugly hole in the ceiling over the lift (I had to cut it out as ceiling was just about one or two centimeters too low to install the lift) got drywalled, filled, and sanded Ugh, what a nasty job it was to do! All that dust
This is the piece of equipment that turns any shop into car repair shop :-). Now I have my own car lift, woo-hoo!!! Special thanks to the guys from Due North Lifts for nicely done and fairly priced installation job.
Have quite a lot of things going on right now: I moved to the new location and finally got a shop big enough to run business. Removed old stuff from the shop to clear as much room as possible. Installed air compressor. Installed much brighter lights, 40 000 lumens from the ceiling lights alone and
Imagine me dropping a transmission from the car, balancing 200 pounds unit on a transmission jack above my head, with my hands dirty and fluid dripping on my face. Or imagine me being bent threefold and upside down under a dash of some car trying to hold hot soldering iron, soldering wire and two ends of