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BMW Mechanic

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by bottlerocket, Sep 14, 2006.

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  1. bottlerocket

    bottlerocket Member

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    Can anyone recommend a good & inexpensive BMW (325 ci) mechanic?
    My driver side window regulator is going out and needs to be replace.
    Momentum wants $700.

    Thanks!
     
  2. BiGGieStuFF

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    you're in luck. I take all my bmw work to Autotech Pro. He's my friend's cousin's shop.

    It's on hillcroft btw richmond and westpark behind the coco loco.

    call 832 251 3506 and ask for nathan. Tell him mike with the bmw sent you.

    He used to be a mechanic at momentum and greenway mercedes and he opened up his own shop.
     
  3. bottlerocket

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    Big thanks, BiGGie!

    I called Nathan he said Mike w/the BMW reccomended me and he quoted me a price I couldn't pass up.

    Thanks again!
     
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    The BBS help machine in full swing!

    Note to self: Check Clutch BBS first if I ever need anything.
     
  5. BiGGieStuFF

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    Anytime man. Nathan is what makes owning a BMW affordable for me. He usually takes the sting out of high repair costs for german cars.
     
  6. Oski2005

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    Does he work on older BMWs? My brother just bought my uncles and I think it's 10 years old. He just found out that the particular car is considered a classic for some reason. I'll get more info later.
     
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    hey, can I use this as well for some work on my BMW...

    I have a 95 BMW 325is...the ABS and airbag lights are on. I got it diagnosed, and they said the right sensor is messed up.

    thanks
     
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    I got the same lights on my 98 323is. They told me it was some seatbelt sensor. Shrug. Plus my horn doesn't work and my AC cut out for a bit the other day.
    Sigh. I guess I'll be going to see this guy too.
     
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    I mentioned this to my brother in passing and now he's asking about it. Is it ok if he drops your name as well?
     
  11. BiGGieStuFF

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    Oh yeah.definitely. I'm not one to keep a good thing secret. I'd hate for someone to go and get gouged by Momentum.
     
  12. Dr of Dunk

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    Doesn't somebody on here work on BMW's for a dealership? Or is it VW's? I can't remember...
     
  13. BiGGieStuFF

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    I don't know but momentum can gouge you on part prices. I've seen some parts go for 300% mark-up.

    if there are any bmw guys who like to DIY then order your stuff from www.pacificbmw.com or www.circlebmw.com. After shipping your parts are still cheaper than buying it at momentum.
     
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    i have power seats, and the seats got jammed

    I took it over to AutoTech Pro and he couldn't fix it.

    Any other recommendations? Any junkyards you recommend where I could find some good BMW seats. All the ones i'v gone, the stuff is really old and messed up.
     
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    I think Voodoo does? i might be mistaken...
     
  16. BiGGieStuFF

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    What series and what generation? I would try the classifieds on forums such as E46fanatics if you have the last generation 3-series. Lot of people swap out their seats for aftermarket and try to sell their stock seats.
     
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    I'm a BMW tech myself. I can do it for you. I work at dealership, but prefer not to say which one. PM or email me if you'd like. Any work I do will have to be simple stuff, since I can't use the dealership for side jobs.
    If you'd care to set up an appointment at my dealership, get with me and I'll tell you which advisor to request, and be sure to request me to work on your car, and I can try to keep the labor down, maybe even the parts prices.
    I've been fixin' them for over 8 years.
     
    #17 TECH, Dec 28, 2006
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