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In this post, we will document the work flow necessary to manage a job from start to finish. Thankfully, this process is essentially the same for all of us, regardless of what kind of cars you work on or what you do to them. Below are 6 steps that should occur with every build. It is critical that each step be optimized to ensure the vehicle passes through the shop as quickly as possible. This means setting clear expectations and goals for the person responsible for each step. Think about which person is responsible for each step and make sure they...

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Preface Anyone in the automotive performance world has to work with machine shops at some point or another. They have been around as long as people have been building engines. Interestingly, with so many performance shops doing tuning, performance upgrades, and engine building, the assumption would be that quality performance oriented machine shops would be equally as prevalent. In my experience, this has been far from reality. But the question I ask is, why? There are some excellent memes on social media related to performance shops that go like the following:   With such a demand for quality work, the...

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We want to spend some time profiling shops that utilize My Shop Assist and understand the benefits of it.  Within the first month of our public release in 2012 Sebastian Chacoff, owner of Specialty-Z in Chatsworth, CA signed up for our trial.  Specialty-Z ran through the free trial but as a early product, the interest wasn't there to continue.   Fast forward a year, we took a trip from the 2013 SEMA show to head out to compete in the Global Time Attack Superlap Battle at Button Willow with the MSA EVO.   We had several days between the end...

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About English Racing Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple years, you have probably heard of English Racing.  They are a premier destination shop in Camas, WA which is about 15 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon.  English Racing has been a go-to shop for Evo, DSM, and Honda tuning for many years.  More recently, they have been taking in Subaru work as well as building several of the fastest GTRs on the planet.       English Racing's race rig at TX2K15    The shop is owned and run by Lucas English who, like most...

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