About the Author
As an auto repair advocate, I’m on a mission to facilitate improved delivery of auto repair services by the auto repair industry. This mission includes helping auto owners learn how to find and work with the best automotive service and repair shops in their communities.Since 1997, my passion has led me to offer training and consulting services to automotive repair shop owners and their employees. In 2010 I added developing and optimizing websites to help repair shops brand and market their business. 2017 marks the addition of the Auto Shop Connection and Auto Owner Story podcasts and websites, along with the Dave Eastman blog.I’ve lived in the Boise Idaho area since 1980 with a few short stays away from Boise. In 1984 I married Jan, a Boise Idaho native. We have four children and eight grand children.

Auto Repair Stories Connect Customers to Shops

Almost everyone has one or more auto repair stories they could share . . . a story that countless drivers can relate to. Here’s one of my own about a brake pulsation problem on our 2003 Buick that was proving difficult for our repair shop to pinpoint. After multiple trips and repair bills that didn’t…

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Why Produce an Auto Repair Podcast

  Three observations about changes within our society and the auto repair and service industry answer the question “Why produce an auto repair podcast?” Automobiles are becoming more and more complex requiring auto repair and service providers to keep improving to stay competent and relevant Social media and technology provide access to information about industry…

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Auto Repair Website and Podcast Show Introduction

Welcome to the Auto Shop Connection website and accompanying podcast show where you will learn about a variety of auto repair topics that will be covered in articles and podcast show episodes. This post will introduce you to the vision and mission of the website and podcast episodes. Having worked in the automotive service industry…

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