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I,m going into business for the fist time,Ive been a tech for 25+ years.I picked a small 2 bay shop because of the low rent a busy location.Ive been doing used cars for a dealership for the last 10 years.So I may not be in tuned with the aftermarket services popular to day.Upon my first post here someone sugested I stick to the general maintace repairs....Can I get some opinions to what I should be concetrating on with such a small shop?And will the median income for the area play a role in that

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I like you started my own business 1-1/2 yrs ago after 12 years at a tech. Are you good at one particular thing or do you have a specialty auto you can/like to work on? I have had to do almost anything that comes through the door but as my business builds I am having to limit what I can/will do.

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I like you started my own business 1-1/2 yrs ago after 12 years at a tech. Are you good at one particular thing or do you have a specialty auto you can/like to work on? I have had to do almost anything that comes through the door but as my business builds I am having to limit what I can/will do.

I can work on anything been with jeep dodge suzuki and used cars I,m good and diag emmision and electic but know you don,t alway make money comared to time.I was wondering these days if tuneups and trans sevices are fewer and maybe airbag tpms and check engine light are more seen?

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We do everything at my shop: from Diag to oil changes, to fluid flushes to engines.

 

The most profitable work we do are maintenance work and brake work.

 

It's hard to make money with diag work. The time spent and the unwillingness to pay by the consumer makes it real tough.

 

If you maket you business right, you can increase your maintenance work. This will make more money for you.

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