Grumpy Old Men: The secret to finding a good mechanic

Finding a good and honest mechanic is an accomplishment worthy of a gold medal. Sure there are ratings systems, and you could ask for recommendations from your co-workers, but recently when I dropped off my car for an oil change I realized the answer was staring me in the face. Welcome to my old-men-drinking-coffee rating system for car repair shops.

In all of the car repair shops I've been to in my life, I've found that the more old men drinking coffee, the better the work and the better the service. This is true both before and after the sale.