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Old 07-27-2019, 04:19 PM   #1
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Recommended Shop in Northern CA Bay Area???

I'm closing in on getting my first Boxster, I hope, LOL. It will be a MY '03S or '04S, with a Tip. In general I've been looking at cars with 70K to 90K miles. Does anyone have a recommendation for a shop in (or near) the Berkeley/Orinda/Walnut Creek area? I will need a shop that can do a PPI/Compression, Leakdown test, along with future repairs that I can't take care of myself. Two different shops would be OK if there is a good reason. My current best guess is Pacific Power Motorsports in Walnut Creek, but that's only based on yelp. All comments, suggestions, and help are appreciated. Thanks!

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Old 07-31-2019, 06:02 PM   #2
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Throwing this back to the top, hoping for some local success stories. I looked at an '03 S Tip with ~90K miles today that is in really nice shape. No smoke at cold startup, light vacuum at the oil fill tube when running, and a coolant tank that looks pretty new (pale white, not yellowed at all). Sadly, there are no maintenance records, so I want to do a PPI for sure. Thanks!
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Old 07-31-2019, 10:28 PM   #3
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Kahlerís German Auto in Dublin. Iíve never been there but others from PCA use that shop.
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Old 08-01-2019, 08:33 AM   #4
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Back in the day I worked next to S Car Go in San Rafael, they had a fantastic reputation.

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