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      04-07-2007, 12:14 AM   #1
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Listnig of BMW shops in MA

I am loking for authorized BMW shops (non-dealer) to work on my BMW. I am specifically looking to have oil changes and basic things done (pluas, a 1,200 mile oil change after the break-in).

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      04-07-2007, 12:43 AM   #2
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DIY!!

what are the other basic things??
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      04-07-2007, 05:51 AM   #3
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I live in the City (North End) and my parking is a public garage.

Things I need done are strut tower brace, fogs, and oil changes (and other things along the way).
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      04-07-2007, 08:24 AM   #4
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Are they HID fogs, or halogen replacement?

Strut bar is easy.. if you just need a torque wrench, you could swing by and install it..
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Just the regular halogens... it looks like a pain to do just on the street.

I am also not 100% sure the OEM strut bar fits the sedan (some people raising doubts)
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Yeah, I've heard about the OEM strut bar and was going to ask you about this..

Halogens aren't bad at all. Just takes some time. I did mine last week. What are you puting in?
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I live in the City (North End) and my parking is a public garage.

Things I need done are strut tower brace, fogs, and oil changes (and other things along the way).
Pizzeria Regina ftw.
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Halogens aren't bad at all. Just takes some time. I did mine last week. What are you puting in?
The Xenesis bulbs from Bimmian.com

Yeah, Regina is great, but the last 3 times I picked up pizza, things got messed up in one way or another. So now, we alternate with Upper Crust. I also live across from Mikes, so I gained a little weight when I first moved here.
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Yeah, Regina is great, but the last 3 times I picked up pizza, things got messed up in one way or another. So now, we alternate with Upper Crust. I also live across from Mikes, so I gained a little weight when I first moved here.
i love the north end, my wife grew up on commercial st. i prefer Modern to Mikes but thats just me. btw i never take my car to the north end any more the roads just beat me up so when my wife and i go into town to shop we usually take the T or i make her drive.
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Have you guys used Landshark Automotive in Natick?


Also, I am looking into the secondary cat delete/redo piping mod that a few others have done already. Landshark is balking at that mod, but they would be more than happy to install an Eisenhaus exhaust.
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Best shop in MA is Turner.
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Turner Motorsport (for the hard stuff or high precision, I would go here. You can't see your car being worked on though, so that's a real turnoff). $$$$$$

Mighty Motors in Somerville (Jim is gone though, sadly.. ask for Sam, younger dude, nice guy) $$$$

Mike's (?) .. there's another new place in Somerville.. the mechanic there is a prestigious race mechanic, the details elude me, never been there. PM me if you want me to look it up.

Landshark in Natick is recommended by some, and I know someone who goes there. I've never used them. $$$$$
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I know a bmw tech

hey guys,

I have a friend that works for BMW for over 10 years as a tech (I dont want to give out his work info)...anyways, he does oil change and other stuff at a residential garage on his free time. He charges $45 (or maybe $50) for an oil change. I'm sure he can do other stuff also. Let me know and I'll intro him to you.

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Check out the "Freinds of the Boston Chapter" section on the chapter's website: http://www.boston-bmwcca.org/friends/index.aspx

Damn! Right across the street from Mikes? You suck!
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