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Jeff Ford

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About Jeff Ford

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  • Birthday 05/28/1981

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    31 Hopeton Rd, Stratford, Prince Edward Island, C1B1L2, Canada
  1. I'm in Prince Edward Island, so we have it even worse than you. Not only do we have road salt in the winter months, we are surrounded by salt water! We add time for these things regularly, depending on the car. If it's especially rusty looking my techs will usually give the SA a heads up that there may be extra time involved, and this is relayed to the client. They have gotten pretty good at spotting something and letting us know that it may cause some extra time the vehicle. That said, the rust doesn't often slow my guys down much, aside from wheel alignments. One trick we use for those tight spots such as your fan shroud.....keep a few various sizes of tin laying around the shop to use as a heat shield between the part you are heating and the part you do not want to burn/melt. Works great. Also, Wurth makes a spray gel designed to protect things from welding sparks, that can be sprayed on plastic or other pieces that helps them withstand heat better. I can send you a picture of the product tomorrow from the shop if you like. Jeff
  2. New Shop Owner

    Hi everyone. My name is Jeff. I'm in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Just purchased the shop I've been working at since 2006 last week. Excited to get to work! Awesome site, I've spent hours reading all the posts and catching up. Looking forward to contributing and learning from such a great group of shop owners. Thank you all!


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