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      11-29-2011, 07:30 PM   #1
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decent bmw mechanics in Vancouver area

Can anyone suggest a decent place in the Vancouver area that won't charge me an arm and a leg to change the oil filter housing gaskets for my 335i?

BJBMW said I have an oil leak (I didn't notice any oil stains in my driveway, but apparently it leaks into the belly pan) and need to change 2 oil filter housing gaskets.

The parts are about $70 (for 2 oil filter housing gaskets), and they want to charge me another $950 for labour. This sounds a bit much for me. Any help appreciated!

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      11-29-2011, 07:52 PM   #3
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just googled a few local places, made some calls, and looks like they're overcharging by over $600. Nice. Gotta love BJBMW
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      11-30-2011, 12:39 AM   #4
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Try CG Motorsports once, you will never go anywhere else.

http://www.cgmotorsports.com/about-cg


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      11-30-2011, 04:54 AM   #5
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BJBMW just charged me 580 for battery replacement today
part was 170
labour was 300
some other weirdass fee for 30
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      11-30-2011, 07:34 AM   #6
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^ damn thats an expensive bj...







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      11-30-2011, 10:22 AM   #7
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At Walmart Canada the battery is $107
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      12-07-2011, 06:17 PM   #8
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I know this guy who repairs all kind of European cars at excellent rates
I had mine BMW and Benz service there before because the dealer cost too much.
if you have not find a good and honest/reliable place yet, pm me and I will give you the contact
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CG Motorsports quoted me $300 before tax to change spark plugs. That's more then I expected.

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CG Motorsports quoted me $300 before tax to change spark plugs. That's more or less BMW stealership price.
Also noticed they charge way too much. Might as well just go to a dealer
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