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      07-09-2012, 12:58 AM   #1
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Independent reliable shops in Portland?

Anyone know of a good independent BMW shop around portland? Need someone that has experience with a tuned car, I like being an informed consumer, like knowing whats going on with my car, and my wallet.
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      07-09-2012, 02:58 PM   #2
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I like Pro-Tek in Portland. Ask for Michael and say Steve with the Alpine 335i referred you. He dose lots of work on BMW's, both Mods and maintenance.
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I like Pro-Tek in Portland. Ask for Michael and say Steve with the Alpine 335i referred you. He dose lots of work on BMW's, both Mods and maintenance.
Mike did all the mods on my 335I, and I like Mike, though after leaving several voicemails, messages on FB and not hearing back...I've decided to go elsewhere..thus this post. Also have been waiting on a quote to have my aero kit painted and installed since...Apr? yeah time to try someone else out.

Car is going to Matrix on Thursday. Thanks for the input though, I appreciate it.
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I've not used all of them but called most of them. So while I cannot discuss their quality, for quality & price see my review here: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=660699 .

This was a big job, and most other shops did not really understand that you don't need to take the subframe off, although I pointed them to the tool that makes it possible. Price & quality were excellent, give Michael a try and you won't regret it.
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Not sure if they tune cars but Dyna sport in portland installed my downpipes for me. Nice guys and good prices.
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I've not used all of them but called most of them. So while I cannot discuss their quality, for quality & price see my review here: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=660699 .

This was a big job, and most other shops did not really understand that you don't need to take the subframe off, although I pointed them to the tool that makes it possible. Price & quality were excellent, give Michael a try and you won't regret it.

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Michael did the oil change and my service. Excellent, and will be going back! Thanks for the referral, apparently I missed you by minutes.
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does anyone have the bt tool software in the portland area that i can connect by bt tool to? i am having trouble connecting my bt tool to my car and want to rule out my computer.
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How well is 3 Series supported with aftermarket and specialty shops in the PNW?

Hypothetically, if I need something done, and I lack the specialty tooling or the job can be done better and cheaper by a professional, how many options do I have, where do I go (including the above)?

Is most work done by the dealers, or are there quality shops that can do a better/equivalent work?

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