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Old 01-14-2014, 02:24 PM   #261
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Sounds nice. Here in the UK you get 3 months of sunshine and then, if you really want to drive your Boxster for the rest of the year, you have to put the roof up!

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Old 01-24-2014, 06:02 PM   #262
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Good news. Now live in Florida where I can drive the Boxster S year around. I am looking for a qualified mechanic to service my Boxster S. Anyone out there know of one or have any recommedations?

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Hi mike I'm not certified but pretty cheap.
Most jobs cost 6 pack, and steaks is on me
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:25 PM   #263
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Atlanta, Georgia Independent Porsche Repair Shop

There are only two dealerships in the entire state of Georgia and they are a stone's throw from each other on the north end of the state.

Cali Auto is just south of Atlanta and the closest shop to where the new Porsche corporate headquarters will be. They are the cleanest, most professional shop I know and have serviced my Boxster. They do pre-purchase inspections, are the absolute best at replacing convertible tops (did mine), and are actually involved in racing Boxsters as well!

Look them up if you are in or out of state - fantastic shop!!!

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Old 02-06-2014, 06:04 AM   #264
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On the lookout for a good Porsche Indie in DFW area for a quick Fluid Flush/Oil Change.
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:14 AM   #265
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On the lookout for a good Porsche Indie in DFW area for a quick Fluid Flush/Oil Change.
Zims Autotechnik - Bedford
Mullenix Motorsport - Carrollton
Fix 'n Go (for real) - Plano
RAC Performance - Dallas

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Old 02-06-2014, 05:10 PM   #266
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I've been searching for the Yuma AZ area, might as well look for a shipping company.
Any advice?
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Old 03-14-2014, 05:22 AM   #267
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Looking for good mechanic in OTTAWA, ONTARIO CANADA (2001 Boxster S) - anyone know of one?
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Old 03-22-2014, 04:40 PM   #268
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Need a good knowledgeable 97 Porsche Boxster mechanic in Riverside county, CA

I am not a professional mechanic but for sure have an aptitude and not totally consumed time wise either but my handicapped is that I am not equipped with proper tools.
Most likely the problem is cam chain and guides according to my self diagnosis which is as follows:
The engine has been making faint screeching noise initially on cranking for several months. ( procrastination not ignorance on my behalf )
Starting the engine gradually would require few cranks ( I changed the starter motor- problem persist )
Rough idling and engine cutting off on low rpm every time I would come to a stop (5 speed trans ).
Now it needs ATTENTION... why, because CEL shows up and something must be done before the SMOG check creeps on me
Got checked on scanner found out one side is miss firing or not firing at certain times.
After evaluating all these gradual conditions and deterioration I figured the culprit has to be the cam chain rattling due to the possible wearing of plastic guides and loosening the chain which causes the timing to go off.
I need a mechanic that won't sizzle my skin or require my first born. Maybe I can work with them at their convenience and make it our little project. Please advise and help.
pardon my netiquette since I just joined the forum today and this is my first post.

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Old 03-24-2014, 03:28 PM   #269
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This is Martin with MB Motorsports. I appreciate the positive response from golonaus I have some great news, we have moved and expanded! Please visit our website for contact info and details: www.mbmotorsportsrepair.com.



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For all Chicagoland Porsche owners
There is a Porsche guy from Poland
He is certified in Europe
He does his work from garage in Streamwood il
He is great
He does engine overhauls like it is replacing watch battery lol
Very organized and clean jobs
Very well priced as well compared to other Chicago shops
Great guy to work with
His name is Marcin(Martin)
Email aga3237@yahoo.com
Phone number (224) 634-1360
His English is just good to communicate with(I think he's just shy. Lol)
No problems with emails since his wife speaks perfect English
It is not an issue !!!

He will do all the work on porsche for way better price then you'll be able to find around


Happy speeding!!!

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Old 04-07-2014, 04:02 PM   #270
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Looking for good mechanic in OTTAWA, ONTARIO CANADA (2001 Boxster S) - anyone know of one?
In Ottawa as well. Great to see other owners around. If you want to go for a cruise at anytime just shout. I will PM you my info.
Regarding a good mechanic in Ottawa the best two options are:
- Autobahn Tuning. They are in Manotick. The owner, Todd, is a great guy and 100% honest. He does what needs to get done and not what gives him the most money.
When I need something beyond our tools, knowledge or during winter we bring the car there. Again amazing guy and very knowledgeable (was in one of Jake Raby classes).
- Chris Kirby. Another top notch guy. Not as close as Todd but top notch resource.

I will PM you their phone numbers.

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Old 04-07-2014, 07:48 PM   #271
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Steelcity Autowerks, 4925 Rt. 8, Allision Park, Pa. 15101. Phone 724-449-6277, Fax 724-449-6269
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Old 04-16-2014, 04:39 PM   #272
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Im looking for a mechanic in miami..Meir, I may have to take you up on the offer..
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Old 04-18-2014, 10:58 PM   #273
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Does anyone know a good boxster Mechanic in New Jersey?

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Old 04-25-2014, 02:48 PM   #274
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Can anyone recommend a Porsche shop in the Burlington-Hamilton-Oakville (Ontario) area to keep our Boxster in good form? Thanks
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:27 AM   #275
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Best Porsche repair shop in Chicago area: www.mbmotorsportsrepair.com, specializes in engine rebuilds.

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Old 05-04-2014, 08:19 AM   #276
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Hi all...

Recently moved to the San Antonio area and joined the 986 forum after 30 years in the AF... I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good mechanic to service my 2002 Boxster S....

Mahalo!

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Old 05-04-2014, 09:14 AM   #277
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I'm looking for a shop near Alexandria VA who can do the OBC and Cruise hack as well as maintenance and repairs on my 2000 Boxster!
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This is where I take my Boxster for everything. They did the 60K mile suggested maintenance when I purchased they car and have done a few small jobs in the three years i've had it. Its a small shop and they are very honest. I would not take my car anywhere else in the area.
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:14 PM   #278
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Hi! Brand new to the site. I live in the Sacramento, CA area and found a very reputable and helpful mechanic shop.

Frank's Automotive
5220 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
916-452-0917

Tell 'em, Barney sent ya.
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Old 06-27-2014, 07:47 PM   #279
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My 98 needs a new top, anyone have a recommendation of someone within 50 miles of Milwaukee that does a good job installing a top?
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Old 07-02-2014, 06:54 PM   #280
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I need a mechanic in Ft. Lauderdale or Miami Florida

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No one has mentioned any South Florida shops. I know of a few, but not sure if I trust any of them? All the Central Florida shops are 4 hrs away.
Anybody have a recommendation for mechanic to use in South Florida - Fort Lauderdale or Miami area?

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