I hope the attention to detail in the performance boxes is better than the
attention to detail on the website...
sorry...just annoys me when a company advertising itself cannot be bothered
to check its spelling etc on its own website. Always makes me wonder what
its service is going to be like
Why don't you turn it upside down.. If they are producing some VERY nice
and fancy advertising material, (bernie Bergmann comes to mind) and
professionally designed and coded web pages.. It could all be just
flashy dressing, and they still don't know which end of a screwdriver
they're supposed to be holding.
I have found that the best work is performed by the grumpy old geezers
with 30+years of experience and zero advertising, and no computer skills
at all. And certainly no Websites.
Of course, this is juts one extreme and I'm sure there are many skilled
people and shops who also know their way around the web and may even
have hired someone to design and perhaps even run their website.
Still. I don't require the mechanics I use to wear a suit and a tie and
be able to show me flashy ads and 100% perfect grammar or spelling. I
just want the job done right. Their job is to turn wrenches, not write
Fair point !!!!.........I just sometimes think that some people dont
understand that first impressions on the web, can be like first impressions
anywhere. Sometimes, you can pull up to a garage, and almost instantly think
" I am not leaving my pride and joy with them"
If the garage is genuinely good, then you are probably there because
somebody advised it.
If its web advertised, you dont have much to base it on, apart from its
It has even been known for bogus companies to set themselves up.
If I was going to send hundreds of pounds/dollars, I would like to be
reassured first. It wouldnt cost much for people to use a spell checker for
instance (must be built into almost every program these days?) when making
the effort for the site. If you paid somebody else, well, thats even
If you cant write a website...dont...Pay somebody that can.
If you cant build a gearbox...dont...Pay somebody that can
Its just my opinion...and therefore probably doesnt count.
P.S If anybody has dealt with him, then insert your praise here as I may be
considering a 5 speed box sometime (although I dont think he does them for
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