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      01-27-2006, 03:13 PM   #1
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Arrow NorCal Bay Area E90 Owners...Shops?

I'm looking for install shops for my e90 here in the Walnut Creek, Oakland, Berkeley area. I want to get my springs installed. Not interested in driving to the Southbay or San Francisco. I would like the shop to align the car also. Any ideas??

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      01-27-2006, 04:31 PM   #2
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motorsports technique in hayward.
i haven't been there in a while though...
i also dont know if they work on bmws
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motorsports technique in hayward.
i haven't been there in a while though...
i also dont know if they work on bmws
Yea, I used to take my Hondas there for Jack to work on. Dynospot racing is a place I like alot, it's just they are far away in San Jose. Thanks though!

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edge motorworks in dublin.

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Thanks Rob!! This look great, as they are pretty close to my home!Any personal experience with them? I hope they get alignments soon!

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i had them do some stuff in the past, before they even opened up the shop. the owners, erik and gordon, are great guys. they show up at the meets every once in a while too. they're both bmw track guys, so they're true enthusiasts.
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i had them do some stuff in the past, before they even opened up the shop. the owners, erik and gordon, are great guys. they show up at the meets every once in a while too. they're both bmw track guys, so they're true enthusiasts.

Hey Rob,

I emailed them to ask about labor rates and Erik priced install of the H&R's at $400.00, another $50.00 to swap the dampers out at the same time. (I wonder why it would be extra since the damper is already out anyways) They want another $175.00 to install the rogue SSk. Too bad, I wanted to bring my car there! Thanks for your help though!

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yea, that seems a lil pricey. i think it may be due to them using shop rates more in tune to indy bmw service centers.

i got my suspension installed on my old e34 at auto innovations in milpitas for $250. similar rate when my friends brought an e36 m3 and a4 there. i think when the time comes, i'll probably go back there.
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yea, that seems a lil pricey. i think it may be due to them using shop rates more in tune to indy bmw service centers.

i got my suspension installed on my old e34 at auto innovations in milpitas for $250. similar rate when my friends brought an e36 m3 and a4 there. i think when the time comes, i'll probably go back there.
yea...me too. :mad: I really wanted to find someplace local and really hate driving on 80, too may big rigs and rocks...

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yea...me too. :mad: I really wanted to find someplace local and really hate driving on 80, too may big rigs and rocks...

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what setup are you going to run?
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what setup are you going to run?

I'm just going with a set of H&R's. I was debating on getting a set of Bilsteins, but I'm hoping that the ZSP dampers will handle the extra .7f and .6r drop with little or no problems. If I had non ZSP, I would have purchased a complete set for sure.

What about you?

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im not sure yet, but im thinking of getting some h&r w/ konis or blistien shocks. or maybe the blistien spring/ shock combo. i'll hopefully know in a couple weeks after chinese new years and when some checks come in.
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im not sure yet, but im thinking of getting some h&r w/ konis or blistien shocks. or maybe the blistien spring/ shock combo. i'll hopefully know in a couple weeks after chinese new years and when some checks come in.
Hahaha! Man I remember the days when I could count of CNY red envelopes (cash)!! Now that I'm a married man, I have to give 'em out now!!!

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^ hahaha.

imho, the shocks from the sport package should be able to handle the additional drop from h&r sports as it is not all that much.
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Hahaha! Man I remember the days when I could count of CNY red envelopes (cash)!! Now that I'm a married man, I have to give 'em out now!!!

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i will glady accept any red envelopes that is given to me
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haha me too! i LOVEE new years. when i was younger.. winter was alwayss my favorite because christmas was in december..my bithday was in january.. and new years usually falls in the beg. of februrary. like my 3 favorite months because i'd have presents and money all over the place
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haha me too! i LOVEE new years. when i was younger.. winter was alwayss my favorite because christmas was in december..my bithday was in january.. and new years usually falls in the beg. of februrary. like my 3 favorite months because i'd have presents and money all over the place
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Time for a COLD shower for you!! LOL!!

Back to suspensions!

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HRC = honda racing corp? or does it mean something else
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Hahaha!! You got it!! I used to ride alot and Honda's were the only sport bikes I purchased.

Here's a thread I started re screen names.

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Eff all the other places!

I know you don't want to go to the Southbay. If you do check this out.

CarLab in Santa Clara.
www.carlabms.com

SF Krew takes all their cars there.
www.sf-krew.com

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