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Old 09-21-2012, 05:24 PM   #1
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Best Indy Shop-Houston

Which place do you recommend?

I tried using Bavarian Machine when I needed convertible repair. Very nice and extremely helpful. However, they quoted me more than what the dealer ended up charging me.

I also used MPH Automotive on Park Row and left with an extremely shady feeling. The owner is very arrogant and rude. I got the feeling he was trying to make up false issues with my car that "needed to be fixed". I ended up looking into the issues he mentioned and it turned out that my instinct was right. Overall not trustworthy.

So...what's the best in your opinion?

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Old 09-27-2012, 12:47 PM   #2
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I use bavarian machine specialties exclusively. they are not the cheapest but they do it right. i know john, the shop manager, personally, he is very easy to work with and his staff is really good. in fact just today i dropped off my zhp for some work...Dr Vanos kit, VCG and spark plugs. wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone.


btw...ZHP vert in houston? nice. got any pics? what part of Houston are you in?
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:58 PM   #3
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Thanks. Yeah like I said, John was very friendly and definitely seemed knowledgeable. I may have to give them another shot in the future. As for the pictures, here you go. I just recently swapped the stock wheels to avant garde 310s.
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:30 PM   #4
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Once in a pinch while visiting a friend in H town I stopped in here. They knew their stuff and got me turned around same day.

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Old 09-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #5
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Thanks. Yeah like I said, John was very friendly and definitely seemed knowledgeable. I may have to give them another shot in the future. As for the pictures, here you go. I just recently swapped the stock wheels to avant garde 310s.
looking good. i have M310s as well. 18's though.
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:16 PM   #6
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this is the shop that maintains my car: Mpower motorsports, phone 832-274-4820, owner was ex-momentum bmw master tech
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Old 09-29-2012, 10:42 PM   #7
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MPower ftw...
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:55 PM   #8
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Bring your car over to

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My name is Steven I am 1 of the BMW Master Techs at the shop, Fair prices, Quality repairs, Fixed right the first time.

If you have any questions feel free to contact me via pm
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Old 10-13-2012, 09:55 AM   #9
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Jimmy at EAS in willis(north of conroe). Master tech at BMW north, then BMW woodlands and now on his own.
Lots of good feedback here.
I moved on from the the aforementioned shops that are north of i10 several years ago.
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