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Old 03-19-2007, 06:25 PM   #21
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Midwest Eurosport
630-595-5577
http://www.midwesteurosport.com/
104 W Irving Park Rd,
Bensenville, IL 60106

My buddy has a track prep'd 993 and has been going to them for years. They have an excellent reputation in IL. They charge about 2/3 the labor rate of the dealers & parts are comparable. Where you really save money is time - they don't drag out the billable hours like dealers often will. Here are 3 examples of service I had:

30K Service - Dealer quoted $1349. Eurosport did it for $520! (seriously)
Inner & outer CV Boots - Dealer quoted $1400. Eurosport did it for $505.
F&R Brake pads - Dealer wanted $1200. Eurosport did it for $478.

Also, they cleared a CEL for me and when I offered to pay for 1 hour labor, they said don't worry about it. They work on all Porsche's - 924, 914, 944, 968, 964, 993, 986, 997, etc. They understand that not everybody has a GT3 RS and work to accomodate everybody.
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Old 03-24-2007, 11:09 AM   #22
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.....Annapolis MD: Tif's Foreign Car Care 410-268-8288

Both my wife and I took our BMW 2002's there over 25yrs ago, before we met ...even then they had a lot full of P-cars besides BMWs. Not free..but very good.

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Old 04-04-2007, 05:36 AM   #23
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Porsche specialist

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Anyone know or been service around brooklyn,NY area porsche specialist???Thank

I am new to this forum.Thank for anykind of help.
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Old 04-04-2007, 10:32 AM   #24
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Hi 13adOne,

I was recommended these folks below, but I personally have NOT tried them.

Manhattan Motors, Inc.
270 Eleventh Avenue
New York, New York 10001
212-594-6200

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Old 04-04-2007, 01:30 PM   #25
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Old 04-16-2007, 12:30 PM   #26
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Dutch Treat
15200 Inglewood Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260

(310) 644-1006

Pretty much your best bet and least expensive porsche mechanic and they are gooooooood!
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Old 04-16-2007, 12:49 PM   #27
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For the Sacramento/Folsom/Roseville/Elk Grove region.

IPB-Autosport
http://www.ipb-autosport.com/
Ph #916-453-1465
206 C St.
Sacramento, Ca 95814
$98/hour as of 4/14/2007
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Old 04-19-2007, 03:42 PM   #28
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foreign sport technicians in santa monica, ca
near los angeles if traffic isn't too bad.


treated me well so far and came with references from several other 911 guys.
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:21 AM   #29
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Porsche mechanics in Maryland

Hi,

Baltimore , Md here. Recently acquired 2001 Boxster, looking for a good reasonable Porsche mechanic in the area would prefer not going to Annapolis if I can help it. Anyone know of anything closer to the western suburbs of Baltimore?
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Old 04-23-2007, 08:26 AM   #30
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here's my atlanta area list; these guys are all highly recommended:

Pro-Formance Place
1155 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060
770.514.1488

This is my new favorite place. GREAT looking shop & the owner, Reggie Cumming, is a top notch guy. Factory trained.

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Kinetic Speed Shop
6000 Holiday Road
Buford, GA 30518
770.271.1577
www.kssmotorsports.com

Ryland's Specialized Import
2002 Airport Industrial Park Drive
Marietta, GA
770.951.9305

German Car Repair
1240-A Alpharetta Street
Roswell, GA
770.649.8700
www.germancarrepair.com


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EDIT: DO NOT USE THESE GUYS. they were sued for fraud and lost. they were ripping customers off left and right.
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Jack Lewis Enterprises
60 Rakestraw Street
Norcross, GA 30071
770.849.0302
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Old 04-23-2007, 02:11 PM   #31
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Rennsport Werkstatt Ltd

www.rennsporttulsa.com
4705 S 83rd East Ave
Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 663-2906


Tom Charlesworth Inc

9802 E 45th Pl
Tulsa, OK 74146
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Old 04-27-2007, 01:06 PM   #32
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mechanics around the Allentown, pa area?

Anyone know of any PCar mechanics around the Allentown, PA area?
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Old 04-29-2007, 03:38 PM   #33
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Independent Mechanics in OC, CA?

It's time for a brake job on my '02 Boxster. Any recommendations on independent mechanics in Orange County (preferably Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Tustin, Irvine, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo)? The local dealership wants $1700 (complete job on both axles) and I'm hoping I don't have to spend that much! Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 04-29-2007, 04:32 PM   #34
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Orange County, CA Porsche service

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Looking for Orange County CA area dealer and non-dealer recommendations...
Any places to avoid?....

I am guessing Newport are the big boys in town, but how is their service dept?
The Newport Beach dealership is fine, but predictably expensive.

In Orange County, you may want to consider Hergesheimer in Lake Forest:

http://www.hergesheimer.com/

Look under Company and then Contacts for the location.
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Old 04-29-2007, 08:06 PM   #35
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Anyone knows a good mechanic around San Mateo, CA? Also, what is the going rate for a prosche mechanic? I checked the local dealership they are charging $150 an hour.
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Old 04-30-2007, 07:35 PM   #36
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I dont know how they quoted you those prices but I went today to pay them a visit and inquire about them installing my Evo intake and headers. They stated that they "HAVE TO" drop the engine to install the intake (6 to 8 hrs) and 2 to 3 hours on the headers. Personally, I dont think that they were that helpful especially how easy they informed me that they "HAVE TO" drop the engine to install a simple intake i informed them that they were the only Porsche repair place that has made that statement. Every other place states 2 to 3 hours to do the intake them 6 to 8 hours


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Midwest Eurosport
630-595-5577
http://www.midwesteurosport.com/
104 W Irving Park Rd,
Bensenville, IL 60106

My buddy has a track prep'd 993 and has been going to them for years. They have an excellent reputation in IL. They charge about 2/3 the labor rate of the dealers & parts are comparable. Where you really save money is time - they don't drag out the billable hours like dealers often will. Here are 3 examples of service I had:

30K Service - Dealer quoted $1349. Eurosport did it for $520! (seriously)
Inner & outer CV Boots - Dealer quoted $1400. Eurosport did it for $505.
F&R Brake pads - Dealer wanted $1200. Eurosport did it for $478.

Also, they cleared a CEL for me and when I offered to pay for 1 hour labor, they said don't worry about it. They work on all Porsche's - 924, 914, 944, 968, 964, 993, 986, 997, etc. They understand that not everybody has a GT3 RS and work to accomodate everybody.
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Old 05-06-2007, 10:51 AM   #37
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Seattle/Everett Mechanic?

Anyone know a good independent mechanic in the Seattle/Everett area? (I live near Lynnwood, halfway between Seattle & Everett)

I just bought a 2000 Boxster S (my first Porsche) with 16,000 miles on it. Although it drives and sounds great and I have no indication of any problems, I did have built into the contract a provision for a full refund if there are any major mechanical defects. I think I'd probably be smart to get it checked out by a good Porsche-trained mechanic. I gather a dealer may not be my best bet. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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Old 05-10-2007, 09:29 AM   #38
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Dealer Alternative Inc.
62 Franklin Ave
West Orange, NJ
973.736.2559

The owner Seth is a great guy, very honest and has worked on my cars for the last 15 years.

^I remember this shop from when I had my Miata.

Just put in a call asking for prices for routine maintenance.
Oil Change, Spark plugs, drive belt, brake flush, alignment.

These jobs are minor but I want records to reflect that this work was done come resale. But I may end up doing it myself because the only shop open on Saturday is the local stealership. Getting to these places during the week is just not feasible. Thes shops leave allot of money on table by being closed on weekends.
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Old 05-10-2007, 11:39 AM   #39
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Same question, different location. Suggestions for the Akron, OH area? (Although I could certainly make it down to the Canton address as suggested by "OhioBoxster." It's about a 15 to 30 minute drive, depending on how lucky I'm feeling that day.)
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Any recommended Porsche Mechanics in CT?

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