Episode 12: Situations

When working at a shop or dealership there are some situations that are completely unavoidable. From working on a dumpster and not having the right tools, to wrecking a customers car or having desperately needed work declined – some are your fault, but A LOT of them arn’t. In this episode we take a look at both types and walk through how best to deal with them.

GTW is a weekly podcast for mechanics, techs, and anyone who works on cars. Hit us up on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play for a new episode every Thursday morning!

Episode 11: Service Advisor Shenanigans

“Service Advisors don’t really need any skills except maybe how to type, and some of them cant even do that!” In this episode we look at some of the B.S. that service advisors pull that directly affects your paycheck, and we take a look at how the best service advisor we’ve ever met didn’t know a single fucking thing about cars.

GTW is a weekly podcast for mechanics, techs, and anyone who works on cars. Hit us up on Spotify, iTunes, Google Play for a new episode every Thursday morning!

Episode 10: Money

Money, it’s a gas. Except sometimes flat rate can totally suck ass. On this week’s GTW, we talk division of labor, how jobs get doled out, the pitfalls of flat rate, and some of the other payment styles out there.

Episode 9: The Line in the Sand

We firmly believe that techs should have each other’s backs, but there’s a handful of situations where we really don’t want to. On this weeks GTW, we talk what it takes to be a technician, and one of the most aggravating situations we’ve ever come across that resulted in over 100 faults on a fairly new BMW- because of pure laziness.

Episode 7: Parts Guys

Believe it or not, there is probably someone at your job more miserable than you are. Coincidentally, they are the only people in the building paid less than you are. This week we dive into the the world of parts guys.

Episode 6: Makes

In this episode we take a look at the automotive brands- the ones we like to work on, the ones we don’t like to work on, and the ones would rather roll out the back door after tossing a Molotov Cocktail into it (looking at you Audi).