Rayco Auto Repair of Allentown, Pennsylvania suffered a devastating fire on Tuesday night – badly damaging offices and workspace. Thankfully, no one was injured.
Archive for March, 2012
Sherod Grayer, a 25-year-old gamer from Georgia, has transformed his 1991 Chevy Caprice into a Nintendo on wheels – spray-painting NES controllers on the exterior and customizing the interior to pay homage to the brothers that started it all. Of course, he also installed a drop-down TV in the headliner to play video games on.
According to a recent report published by IMS Automotive Interiors Worldwide, the use of leather in the European auto market is set to significantly increase in the next five years – placing higher demand on hides and, subsequently, raising its cost for auto trimmers.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s the quickest way to ruin a car’s interior, wonder no more. This old man did the unthinkable. He used a power washer to clean his car’s upholstery – leaving its seats, door panels, carpet and dashboard wet and ruined. Not surprisingly, we’re inducting him into The Hog Ring‘s “Hall of Shame“.
One of the questions that we often hear auto trimmers ask is: “Why are Detroit Books so hard to find?” Seeing as upholstery shops need them to order original automotive fabrics and suppliers rely on them to market their goods, it seems almost counter intuitive that they’re not so readily available.
Recent reports indicate that the price of foam is on the rise – increasing as much as 22 percent, according to some estimates. Experts say that a shortage in toluene disocyanate (TDI) – a chemical used to manufacture the type of foam commonly found in car seats and household furniture – is to blame.