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Old 11-04-2010, 01:08 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by cisco911 View Post
If a shop only charged labour and you brought your own parts, they would not be able to survive. The money they make off parts can be a significant part of a shop's income. That is why many shops choose to charge extra labour if you bring your own parts. The funny thing is that alot of times, you can get as competitive of a price from the mechanic or better than if you go out and buy it yourself.
Don't kid yourself, indies will still survive.

The more I think about it if I had to pay $150/hr it wouldn't be too long before =
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