SHOP TALK – Why Cars?

| June 17, 2020 More

I do my best to cover a wide variety of topics here in Shop Talk. As I’ve written before, these topics are born from actual conversations that have taken place in my shop. I recently had a new client hire me to perform some electrical magic on his camper. He roamed around the shop while I worked on his RV and admired my race car and all of the awards displayed. After taking it all in, he came over to watch me work. He then asked a question I quite frankly have never been asked. He was extremely polite and soft spoken, and asked, “So why cars? What is it? Do you like the adrenaline rush, or what?”

I didn’t know how to take him. My internal dialogue was, “doesn’t everyone love cars and a good adrenaline rush?” Realizing this was more than one question and one that needed a complete explanation, I pulled myself out from under the dash and gave him my full attention.

I looked at him, and in a curious tone said, “Why cars?” He replied, “Yes, you obviously have a lot of time and money invested in your car, and I noticed how detailed your car… Read more of this article.  Just click on the digital feature below this introduction.

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