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EdmondChar

how to go from army wheeled vehicle mechanic to civilian auto mechanic?

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I am Edmond, I am new to this site. Currently I am a 91b in the Army aspiring to open up my own auto repair shop in my hometown. A wealthy town outside of Boston where very few work on their own vehicles. There is only one other auto repair shop in my town. My idea is to have a small repair shop as the people in my town love to support small business. I will have very competitive prices, preform quality work, and provide customers with a free rental.

To become ASE certified I need 2 years experience. Does it matter to the ASE that my experiance is with diesel trucks and not with gas engines? How much additional schooling is necessary to become certified auto master mechanic (A1-A8)? thank you! Any advice would help as I am in the beginning stages of planning.

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