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Old 11-19-2008, 03:54 PM   #101
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:29 PM   #102
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The Rennshop
http://www.therennshop.com/
Small shop run by a guy who has been working in the local dealerships for a while. Good guy and meticulous. Has been a solid alternative to paying dealership shop prices so far.
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Old 11-26-2008, 07:20 AM   #103
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Miami mechanic needed

Hi,

I am new to this forum as well as to porsche. I bought a 2002 Boxster S about a month ago. It is a great car!

Anyone know of a good and trustworthy porsche mechanic in Miami?

James

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Old 12-03-2008, 10:30 PM   #104
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Need a mechanic in Port Saint Lucie

I need to find a good Porsche mechanic in Port Saint Lucie, Fl. If anyone knows of one, please let me know.

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Old 12-06-2008, 03:15 PM   #105
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Need a Dayton, Ohio mechanic

Anyone out there know of a trustworthy, experienced Porsche mechanic in the Dayton area? Anywhere in SW Ohio?
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Old 12-07-2008, 04:01 PM   #106
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Looking for shop in Mississippi:(

Just left bay area for Columbus Mississipi. Wondering if anyone knew a good shop within a few hours drive. Only one I found so far is a dealership in Jackson.

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Old 12-19-2008, 06:20 AM   #107
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Hi,

I am new to this forum as well as to porsche. I bought a 2002 Boxster S about a month ago. It is a great car!

Anyone know of a good and trustworthy porsche mechanic in Miami?

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Old 12-23-2008, 11:08 AM   #108
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Porsche Service In Atlanta

Looking for great indepdent shop near Marietta for pre purchase inspection.
Appreciate your help!
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Old 01-06-2009, 08:45 AM   #109
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South Florida Porsche Mechanic

Based on my experience, an indy shop does not exist in Miami for a Porsche car. I will be happy to explain, but I promise, I have spent the time and money to know they are not qualified.

After my failed attempts to find a good indy guy, I went to the dealership here. Yes, their labor is more expensive but they were able to fix the problem I was having. They fixed it and for a lot less than the other guys when you look at total cost and not just per hour labor.

In Miami, the only place to take a Porsche, is the Collection in Coral Gables. If anyone is interested in the places not to go, I would be happy to provide the names, but I don't want to blast anyone in public. It may be that I was the only one to have problems with them.

I cannot tell you how happy I am that my check engine light is gone for good (I hope!)

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Old 01-12-2009, 12:56 PM   #110
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reliable mechanic in South East GA needed

I am looking for a good mechanic for maintenance in South East Georgia
(Brunswick/St Marys)/North Florida (Jacksonville) area also for a Prepurchase inspection. Any advice for a female 2004 Boster owner

thank you

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Old 01-13-2009, 12:57 PM   #111
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Boston Area - EPE

Has anyone else in the Boston area been to Motorsport Garage Ltd in Allston MA?

They have always been very insightful when I take my '98 986 in for work. The car has always been solid after getting it back. They seem to have at least a few Porsche's and lots of Alfas on site being worked on whenever I go by.

Just looking for some comparisons -vs- EPE or others in MA that have been recommended.


*Update - EPE hands down. My car was there recently and I will be going back for future work. Very courteous staff, informative, and active with local PCA chapter.

European Performance Engineering, Inc.
165 West Central Street
Natick, MA 01760
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:01 PM   #112
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Based on my experience, an indy shop does not exist in Miami for a Porsche car. I will be happy to explain, but I promise, I have spent the time and money to know they are not qualified.

After my failed attempts to find a good indy guy, I went to the dealership here. Yes, their labor is more expensive but they were able to fix the problem I was having. They fixed it and for a lot less than the other guys when you look at total cost and not just per hour labor.

In Miami, the only place to take a Porsche, is the Collection in Coral Gables. If anyone is interested in the places not to go, I would be happy to provide the names, but I don't want to blast anyone in public. It may be that I was the only one to have problems with them.

I cannot tell you how happy I am that my check engine light is gone for good (I hope!)

James

James, you said you were new to the area, so how can you make such a blanket statement?
Just like in any region of the Country there are qualified and not-so-qualified Porsche Shops.
I happen to consider myself one of the former.
There are also a few more that I highly respect and a few that I would steer away from.
I'd be happy to consult (for free) with you if you have the desire.
I can also provide you with references.

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Old 01-19-2009, 08:40 PM   #113
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For the Charlotte/Concord, NC area...

Kim Henson, owner of German Imports, does great work on Porsches, even owns a Boxster himself. Good guy, prices far below the dealerships, and doesn't charge you for what you don't need.

German Imports
6385 Irish Potato Rd
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 938-5011

Thanks, I will check this place out.
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:47 PM   #114
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I'm a new Boxster owner in NW Indiana (Valpo).....any recommendations?? I've been to Joe Rizza Porsche in Orland Park to get the radio unlocked...seemed like a good dealership but always open to someone who can do it on this side of the line.

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Old 02-01-2009, 07:22 AM   #115
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Any techs in the Allentown/Bethlehem/Wilkes Barre, PA area

Does anyone know any good mechanics in my area? It would greatly be appreciated.

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Old 02-10-2009, 01:09 PM   #116
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Vancouver?

other than MCL.
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:20 PM   #117
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Dealer is pretty good but looking for a good independent as a backup.

P.A.T. is a complete rip-off. Stay-away - there customers are called PATsies
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:08 PM   #118
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I'm looking for an independent Boxster mechanic in the Daytona, Florida area. The Orlando dealer is good, however I don't have time to drive an hour each way, mid-week, for service.
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Old 03-04-2009, 12:50 PM   #119
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I've been using these guys for over 5 years for VW, Audi, and Porsche, and they also handle Benz. Incredibly honest, fairly priced, and great guys to work with. Jeremy and Justin will take care of you for any watercooled Porsche needs, I guarantee it.

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Old 03-25-2009, 07:38 PM   #120
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If you need an honest, competent, affordable independent who knows what he's doing you can't beat Ed Pimm. He raced CART, IRL, and even NASCAR and luckily he now owns his own shop in Plain City.


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