For nearly 30 years, engine rebuilders were sheltered from the dramatic changes sweeping through the automotive industry. While other shop owners and technicians scrambled to relearn almost everything they knew because of computers, engine rebuilding remained essentially the same.
Now, machine shops, custom and production engine rebuilders are faced with relearning virtually everything they know. In many cases they will be required to make major changes in how they work. It is no exaggeration to say that within a few years, engine rebuilders with weak management and/or technical skills are doomed to fail.
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