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Car Mechanics Less Popular Than Estate Agents Shock

A few days ago I wrote about an excellent independent garage that now attends to my personal transport and a jolly good job they do too. Main dealers are more expensive and can be intimidating places for people who are not versed in car knowledge. Now, although we live in a modern world ablaze with the white heat of cutting edge technology, some things seemingly never change. A survey has just offered the opinion that customers hate dealing with repair garages and car mechanics more than any other trade. Continue reading

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The Dead Art Of Car Mechanics

Although it doesn’t happen so much now, there once was a time that the casual observer would know it was a Sunday because loads of blokes would be out in their drives washing and tinkering with their cars. For some reason this doesn’t happen nearly so much today. Continue reading

Blue & White Van Man: Breakdown!

car mechanicsStan Potter suffers a catastrophic breakdown on the way back from his French home. Fortunately, he is not known as the Artful Bodger for nothing: After another busy couple of weeks at the house we set off to Eurotunnel. Everything was going fine until we got to Bressuire, about twenty miles towards our destination. Suddenly, and with no warning, there was a loud grinding and crunching noise and the van shuddered to a halt. Continue reading