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      05-09-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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Recommendations on Shop for clutch replacement DFW Area

Howdy,

I am in search of a shop to replace my clutch. Looking for a shop that will charge reasonable labor. I've done a bit of research and somewhere in the neighbor hood of 8 hours of labor seems to be reasonable. I have been quoted $1500 in labor. Most of my searches in the drivetrain forum yield results saying that a shop that has replaced a clutch on E9x before, should charge around 5 to 8 hours of labor.

Also, it seems customer provided parts is taboo? After mentioning bringing in a clutch kit to a shop, I was told "It's like bringing your own steak to a steak house?" Not opposed to shop provided parts, so long as the prices aren't out of reason.

Also, I would like to resurface my flywheel to be on the safe side (I've read not doing so, could cause premature clutch wear/failure).

Anyhow, does anyone have a shop they go and would recommend for clutch replacement and flywheel resurfacing?

TL;DR: Need a recommendation on a shop that has reasonable parts & labor costs on clutch replacement in the DFW area.

Thanks in Advance,

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      05-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #2
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I called Cobb yesterday for a quote on clutch replacement, they told me they would call back; haven't got a call back. Called Autoscope in Plano as well, they said they would get back to me as well, still no call back.
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Did you get a quote from be dealer?
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      05-12-2012, 09:20 AM   #4
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clutch job

Pm me your phone number and i will call you with a quote.
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      05-14-2012, 10:00 AM   #5
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Try UBS aka Ultimate Bimmer Service, give Brent and Ryan a call and they'll give you a fair quote and do a great job.

They have a combined 20yrs of experience working for BMW.

They are located near 35 and Royal Ln.
http://www.ultimatebimmerservice.com/

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      05-14-2012, 11:02 AM   #6
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Pm me your phone number and i will call you with a quote.
You don't have enough posts for PMs.

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Did you get a quote from be dealer?
I haven't really tried getting a quote from the dealer, I would assume their prices would not be competitive.

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Try UBS aka Ultimate Bimmer Service, give Brent and Ryan a call and they'll give you a fair quote and do a great job.

They have a combined 20yrs of experience working for BMW.

They are located near 35 and Royal Ln.
http://www.ultimatebimmerservice.com/

good luck!
Thanks for the recommendation. I will give them a call.
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I sent you recommendation as well...tell them Taylor sent you.
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I sent you recommendation as well...tell them Taylor sent you.
Sorry about that, yeah I got it. I am going to give them a call too. I really appreciate the help.
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Sorry about that, yeah I got it. I am going to give them a call too. I really appreciate the help.
Matt, where did you end up getting the clutch done, and how much did it cost? I'm looking around at the same job myself.

Thanks
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      04-24-2013, 08:11 PM   #10
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Dirty330 Master BMW Tech will even come out to your home. I trust him with both my toys, easily. His thread is a few down here on first page. Check him out

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Go check out import car center. Talk to Bret. Tell him Alex Noll sent you.
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      05-07-2013, 03:20 PM   #12
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Matt, where did you end up getting the clutch done, and how much did it cost? I'm looking around at the same job myself.

Thanks
Hey sorry for the delayed response. I got it done at Cobb in Plano. They charged like $600 originally, however they upped the cost by 2 hours due to aftermarket downpipes (apparently the pipes needed to be removed to drop the transmission). Total, it was around $850 including fluids.

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Go check out import car center. Talk to Bret. Tell him Alex Noll sent you.
I got my intake valves cleaning done by Alex at Import Car Center, and got a quote from Bret. I wasn't to happy with the quote ($$$), and if I recall correctly he doesn't allow customer brought parts.

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Wow 600 is an awesome price. Cobb sounds really reasonable.
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i got my intake valves cleaning done by Alex
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