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Re: First Timer Repair Project - 2002 Vauxhall Astra SXI
I think you need to charge more.
If you are too cheap, people will think you're no good.
I charge £40 - £50 per hour. (fixed price for alloys & windscreen repairs, though).
You need to remember all your costs (van, fuel, etc) need to be covered.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater