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Steve Finzel and Sara & Chad Kooiman [AW 067]


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  • Guest host, Steve Finzel, Finzel's Mastertech, Terre Haute, IN. Steve's previous episodes HERE
  • Virtual shop tour with Sara and Chad Kooiman, Ultimate Auto, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Trivia Challenge: What year did the first “Soccer Mom” minivan debut?

  Dorman-Call-To-Action-Graphic-for-Website.png Dorman gives people greater freedom to fix vehicles by constantly developing new repair solutions that put owners and technicians first. By always innovating, Dorman has led the way in growing the aftermarket. Here you will see a few examples of a Dorman OE Fix. An OE FIX is a Dorman repair solution you can’t get from the original equipment manufacturer. It means they found a situation where they believe the OEM wasn’t giving repair professionals what they wanted, so we fixed it. Everything Dorman does is centered around providing customer value, both in the quality of products, and the creativity of solutions. Our engineers and designers go out of their way to save repair technicians time and save vehicle owners money. Want to really go under the hood? Take the Dorman Virtual Tour at www.DormanProducts.com/Tour

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