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John-Kleven

John Kleven started his first business at the age of 12 and is entrepreneurship hasn’t slowed. In 2005 John and long time friend Benjamin Nussbaum opened Metropolitan Detail in Lynwood, Washington. There they care for their customers vehicles and provide them with loaners, a service few detailer’s provide. In addition to detailing vehicles Metropolitan Detail applies XPEL paint protection, dent removal and paint correction, window tinting, and more. They also offer a boutique where customers can purchase products at their facility or on their website.

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SUCCESS QUOTES

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” – Benjamin Franklin

CAREER CHALLENGE

Shortly after opening their business the recession hit and business fell flat.

AH-HA MOMENTS

Discovering how important it was for his customers to be provided with loaner cars.

FIRST SPECIAL CAR 

A 1977 Porsche 911S

BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE

Keep your vehicles clean. It will keep your resale value up and it’s much more pleasurable to drive.

GREAT AUTOMOTIVE RESOURCES 

Metropolitan Detail – www.metropolitandetail.com

FAVORITE BOOK

The Little Red Racing Car – Dwight T. Knowlton, a past guest on Cars Yeah

PARTING ADVICE 

Take care of your customers and they’ll take care of you.

HOW TO FIND JOHN

Metropolitan Detail – www.metropolitandetail.com

Telephone – 425-233-6068

Email – John@metropolitandetail.com

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