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What is a Catalytic Converter?

Car exhaust has never been so expensive, both to the environment and to motorist’s wallets.  You WISH your body had a catalytic converter! A Catalytic Converter is the vehicle equivalent of a fat-burning miracle machine. Engine exhaust is picked apart and turbo-digested (converted) into relatively harmless, spent waste. Here’s How First Layer: Metal It looks […]

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The Auto Mechanic Hierarchy Business Model

Does your Fairbanks Auto Repair Shop have a pecking order of “master technicians” vs. “lube-oil techs?”  In the historical and currently prevalent business models in the automotive industry, “Master Technician” refers to individuals who both get run over or left behind because they sit still.  Evolution is something to keep up with on Earth. We […]

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If you drive these vehicles, you are driving a $3,000 repair this week in Fairbanks.

Vehicle vandalism has become a pandemic within the Pandemic. Specifically, the systematic extraction of expensive exhaust parts has become an economy in Fairbanks. If you drive these cars, you are the supply chain*: Honda Element Toyota 4-Runner Toyota Tacoma Toyota Tundra Toyota Prius (especially 04-08 second generation) Nissan Pathfinder All four-wheel drive pick-up trucks 1998 […]

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Cranberries

We love picking crans and freezing them. It requires some planning to harvest and store enough crans to have muffins, apple cranberry pie, cranberry chutney. Some of our customers have dedicated “berry freezers”. One for berries, one for salmon and moose. At any rate, cranberry muffins are just around the corner and for us at […]

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