Jump to content

DO NOT Use Gottransmissions.com

Recommended Posts

usually cheaper. more so on the domestic units... a popular one is like an explorer with a 5R55S trans LKQ is probably low-mid 2000's. Id expect around 1700 from aamco... although keep in mind they are all independently owned and operated. So pricing can vary... GM 4L60E and 4T65E's around 1500. keep in mind LKQ is just getting them from ETE i believe, then adding a mark up

Edited by insomniac
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Available Subscriptions

  • Have you checked out Joe's Latest Blog?

      It always amazes me when I hear about a technician who quits one repair shop to go work at another shop for less money. I know you have heard of this too, and you’ve probably asked yourself, “Can this be true? And Why?” The answer rests within the culture of the company. More specifically, the boss, manager, or a toxic work environment literally pushed the technician out the door.
      While money and benefits tend to attract people to a company, it won’t keep them there. When a technician begins to look over the fence for greener grass, that is usually a sign that something is wrong within the workplace. It also means that his or her heart is probably already gone. If the issue is not resolved, no amount of money will keep that technician for the long term. The heart is always the first to leave. The last thing that leaves is the technician’s toolbox.
      Shop owners: Focus more on employee retention than acquisition. This is not to say that you should not be constantly recruiting. You should. What it does means is that once you hire someone, your job isn’t over, that’s when it begins. Get to know your technicians. Build strong relationships. Have frequent one-on-ones. Engage in meaningful conversation. Find what truly motivates your technicians. You may be surprised that while money is a motivator, it’s usually not the prime motivator.
      One last thing; the cost of technician turnover can be financially devastating. It also affects shop morale. Do all you can to create a workplace where technicians feel they are respected, recognized, and know that their work contributes to the overall success of the company. This will lead to improved morale and team spirit. Remember, when you see a technician’s toolbox rolling out of the bay on its way to another shop, the heart was most likely gone long before that.
  • Similar Topics

    • By Joe Marconi

      Premium Member Content 

      This content is hidden to guests, one of the benefits of a paid membership. Please login or register to view this content.

    • By nptrb

      Premium Member Content 

      This content is hidden to guests, one of the benefits of a paid membership. Please login or register to view this content.

    • By Joe Marconi

      Premium Member Content 

      This content is hidden to guests, one of the benefits of a paid membership. Please login or register to view this content.

    • By carmcapriotto
      Thanks to our Partners, AAPEX, NAPA TRACS, and Automotive Management Network Recorded at the 21st annual TST Big Event, Sherwood Cooke shares his journey of running his business for 28 years, his success with social media, especially TikTok, under the moniker 'The Professor,' and the impact of digital content on attracting a wide customer base even from hours away. Discover the evolution of Cooke's business practices, the significance of ethical service, community engagement and how to build a team culture through understanding and investment in people's lives. Sherwood Cooke, Royalty Auto Service, St Marys, GA. Show Notes
      Living in Saint Mary's (00:00:35) Discussion about the location of Saint Mary's, Georgia. Sherwood's experience with social media (00:00:57) Sherwood's success on TikTok and YouTube. Deathtrap of the month (00:03:43) Discussion about a series featuring problematic cars. Client vs. customer (00:04:44) Sherwood's business philosophy on treating customers as clients. Challenges and benefits of social media (00:08:21) The time-consuming nature of social media and its impact on business. Starting a business with limited resources (00:10:23) Sherwood's humble beginnings and journey to success. Evolution of business model (00:13:25) Transitioning to a more sophisticated and higher-priced service model. Business principles and pricing strategy (00:14:08) The impact of pricing and service offerings on client base. Business Acquisition (00:17:23) Sherwood's experience of seizing a business opportunity and the importance of proactivity in business growth. Future Store Plans (00:19:13) Discussion about the potential opening of a third store in Florida and the patience required in business expansion. Family Involvement (00:22:14) Sherwood's family involvement in his business. Junior Technician Program (00:24:22) Sherwood's initiative to involve children in learning about automotive repair through hands-on experience. Ice Hockey Coaching (00:26:07) Sherwood's experience coaching ice hockey and the impact on his life and his son's involvement in the sport. Participation Trophies (00:28:16) Discussion on participation trophies and the impact on children's motivation and memories. Stay Out of the Rabbit Hole (00:29:44) Sherwood's class on avoiding pitfalls in automotive diagnostics and the importance of self-awareness and common sense. Making People's Lives Easier (00:32:38) Sherwood discusses the importance of making people's lives easier, including clients, team members, and vendors. Creating a Positive Culture (00:34:17) Sherwood emphasizes the significance of building a positive culture within the team and the time it takes to create it. Hiring Process (00:35:50) Sherwood explains his unique five-interview hiring process, including interviews with him, his son, and a team member, as well as meeting with the candidate's family. Weeding Out Unethical Behavior (00:37:05) Sherwood shares a story about weeding out unethical behavior during the hiring process and the importance of integrity in candidates. Learning from Hiring Mistakes (00:41:50) Sherwood and Carm discuss the importance of learning from hiring mistakes and the need to evolve in the hiring process. Thanks to our Partners, AAPEX, NAPA TRACS, and Automotive Management Network Set your sights on Las Vegas in 2024. Mark your calendar now … November 5th-7th, 2024. AAPEX - Now more than ever. And don’t miss the next free AAPEX webinar. Register now at http://AAPEXSHOW.COM/WEBINAR NAPA TRACS will move your shop into the SMS fast lane with onsite training and six days a week of support and local representation. Find NAPA TRACS on the Web at http://napatracs.com/ Get ready to grow your business with the Automotive Management Network: Find on the Web at http://AftermarketManagementNetwork.com for information that can help you move your business ahead and for the free and informative http://LaborRateTracker.com Connect with the Podcast: -Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RemarkableResultsRadioPodcast/ -Join Our Private Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1734687266778976 -Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/carmcapriotto -Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carmcapriotto/ -Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/remarkableresultsradiopodcast/ -Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RResultsBiz -Visit the Website: https://remarkableresults.biz/ -Join our Insider List: https://remarkableresults.biz/insider -All books mentioned on our podcasts: https://remarkableresults.biz/books -Our Classroom page for personal or team learning: https://remarkableresults.biz/classroom -Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/carm -The Aftermarket Radio Network: https://aftermarketradionetwork.com -Special episode collections: https://remarkableresults.biz/collections                    
      Click to go to the Podcast on Remarkable Results Radio
    • By carmcapriotto
      How To Get In Touch
      Group - Auto Repair Marketing Mastermind
      Website - shopmarketingpros.com 
      Facebook - facebook.com/shopmarketingpros 
      Get the Book - shopmarketingpros.com/book
      Instagram - @shopmarketingpros 
      Questions/Ideas - [email protected]
      Click to go to the Podcast on Remarkable Results Radio

  • Our Sponsors

  • Create New...