ASE Certified – What does it mean? This month, we are going to talk about a phrase that gets used by shops, but the details and significance of the certification are little know by consumers. Our goal as a partner of the community is to educate, so here we go! ASE is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. They are a non-profit organization formed back in the early 1970’s with the main intent on helping protect the consumer, the auto repair shop, and the automotive technician. They developed a series of tests to validate the knowledge and skills of a service technician and to make sure the technician was competent to a specific standard. To this day, these tests are written by a panels of professionals and are being constantly updated and revised to keep up with constantly changing vehicles. Now with the automotive industry, it’s a blessing and a curse we don’t have federal regulations that require us to become lice ... read more
It’s pretty obvious that gas prices have risen and will probably hold steady/be on the rise over the course of the summer. Gasoline and diesel fuel are byproducts of crude oil. Crude oil is what’s extracted from the ground and comes from various areas of the world. So as supply and demand changes, it drastically influences the price of crude oil which is sold by the barrel. Right now there are many factors leading to high barrel prices. The war in Ukraine, supply/demand, politics, personal agendas, so on and so forth 😊 We could go on for days! We are currently seeing local prices in the Omaha area around $3.84/gallon of gasoline as of writing this in early May 2022. Diesel fuel prices are even higher hovering around $5.00/gallon. When this happens, we also tend to see other supply chain issues and price increases that get passed on to us as consumers. Been to the grocery store or out to eat lately?? Now, I am a person myself with a family, a mortgage, normal bills ... read more
We have technician Chris doing Ford things to start this week out! Removing the cab makes for lots of room to make life a little easier for this long block swap
Big things going on today! We are finally getting nice countertops installed this afternoon! Got the makeshift desk set up in the shop and we are excited to get this project done! And the final product! This desk is phenomenal! Just another top quality touch to the service we provide to our clients
Ford engine day! 6.2L we are replacing to re-power this F-350. This engine was not easy to find and fortunately due to having fantastic partners and resources, we located one in Anchorage, Alaska and brought it down. We are here to solve any issue and keep your vehicle on the road!