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Old 08-08-2019, 04:59 AM   #1
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Hi there,
Can anyone recommend a Porsche mechanic/shop in Queens, NY or nearby?

I've spent $10k at a pcar indy shop in Long Island City, and I do not think they are competent. It's been a bit of a nightmare dealing with them. Alcoholic owner, return trips, different stories and etc. Time to cut ties.

Right now I have a simple check engine light that I need read, and also a repair that the LIC shop could not fix.

Thank you.

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Old 08-08-2019, 07:51 AM   #2
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I will give a strong positive recommendation for expertise, customer service, availability, and fair pricing to Ken Smith of RennSmith out of Dover NJ. He used to work at the well-respected ******************************** of Chatham NJ before the owner retired & closed it.
Probably closer to you than Long Island (ok "I ain't from around der" so could be wrong) and worth the drive anyway I would think.
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I don't know why the forum blocked the name of his prior shop (now closed) - it must be shared with an online vendor that competes with Pelican. Anyway it sounds a lot like "Otto House"

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Old 08-10-2019, 09:08 AM   #3
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Thanks BrokenLinkage! I'll look to see how close he is. It is murderous for me to get to NJ, but it may be worth it, if there is not someone closer.
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Old 08-12-2019, 07:46 PM   #4
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I recommend Elite Motors of NJ out in Lodi, NJ. The owner is Sam. He came highly recommended from a friend. For parts, I recommend buying through your own source to save money. He doesn't upcharge on parts but you'll pay full price. He specializes in Porsche & BMW afaik. The hourly rate was $125 but that could have changed. Lodi should be closer to you from Queens.

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Old 08-13-2019, 03:51 AM   #5
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Hi there,
Can anyone recommend a Porsche mechanic/shop in Queens, NY or nearby?

I've spent $10k at a pcar indy shop in Long Island City, and I do not think they are competent. It's been a bit of a nightmare dealing with them. Alcoholic owner, return trips, different stories and etc. Time to cut ties.

Right now I have a simple check engine light that I need read, and also a repair that the LIC shop could not fix.

Thank you.
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Old 08-16-2019, 04:19 PM   #6
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Try TKX Performance in Huntington Station, or The Carrera Shop. Both excellent. Not a bad ride out east.
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:15 PM   #7
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Thank you @Blackcloud .
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Old 08-20-2019, 07:34 AM   #8
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Update: I got a referral from TKX Performance, to a shop located in Queens. I'll post if they fix the problem.
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