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Old 04-06-2005, 01:01 PM   #41
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lol, sure! If you can do things like changing brake fluid and simple stuff like that. I'm getting inspection 2 done at the dealership for 435.00, which I don't think is too bad since Autoscope wanted $375 + tax. But I do want to upgrade my brake pads + rotors, brake fluid and random stuff like that sometime this summer. Lemme know if you can do any of this and any free time. I don't need any of this done NOW, but within a few months. So I won't hog any family time, of course.
I'm doing brakes next weekend mostly likely. Brembos! I will check back w you maybe closer to Summer and see how your brakes are doing.
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Old 04-07-2005, 10:46 AM   #42
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I'm doing brakes next weekend mostly likely. Brembos! I will check back w you maybe closer to Summer and see how your brakes are doing.
Sweeeet. Lemme know if you know anything about coolant flushes too, because I think I'm way over due for that.
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Old 04-08-2005, 11:05 AM   #43
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Sweeeet. Lemme know if you know anything about coolant flushes too, because I think I'm way over due for that.
Yes. Been there, done that too. Ironically, one of the few bimmer diys that gets messier if you do it right. Really messy job, as there's just no easy way to catch the fluid as you drain it out of the engine block, in addition to the radiator itself. I would do it twice a year since we such nice, warm summers in Dallas.
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Old 04-12-2005, 08:11 PM   #44
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I've known Barry Gibb at Nine-Eleven Enterprises for 24 years. Mr. Gibb has worked on my E21, E30, E36 and now the 330i. Mr. Gibb has an MBA from Texas Tech and is an active member of the PCA and BMW CCA so he is not your average BMW technician. Nine-Eleven Enterprises is located in Northwest Dallas, west of I-35 and north of Royal Lane. Mr. Gibb can be reached at 972.241.2002.

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Old 04-22-2005, 05:34 PM   #45
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I've known Barry Gibb at Nine-Eleven Enterprises for 24 years. Mr. Gibb has worked on my E21, E30, E36 and now the 330i. Mr. Gibb has an MBA from Texas Tech and is an active member of the PCA and BMW CCA so he is not your average BMW technician. Nine-Eleven Enterprises is located in Northwest Dallas, west of I-35 and north of Royal Lane. Mr. Gibb can be reached at 972.241.2002.
Expensive? He installs aftermarket parts?
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Old 04-23-2005, 06:55 AM   #46
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Expensive? He installs aftermarket parts?
Mr. Gibb's prices are fair to his customers and his business. As for installing aftermarket parts, I'd suggest you give him a call.
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Old 04-23-2005, 07:33 PM   #47
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Autobahn is great

Go to Autobahn, they give good service. As for Zig Gardener (customer rep) and Bob Pollo (service tech)
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Old 04-23-2005, 07:44 PM   #48
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Go to Autobahn, they give good service. As for Zig Gardener (customer rep) and Bob Pollo (service tech)
I know Autobahn doesn't install aftermarket parts, but the mechanics might as a side job or something.
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Old 04-25-2005, 09:14 AM   #49
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Sweeeet. Lemme know if you know anything about coolant flushes too, because I think I'm way over due for that.
Hey Nics, I might have some "free time" in mid-late May after I finish the patio arbor project. Maybe we could do your coolant flush sometime then. I did my brakes last week (what a beatdown), but now the car stops on a dime!

What aftermarket parts are you thinking of installing?
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Old 04-25-2005, 02:28 PM   #50
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I was just thinking about upgrading rotors and brake pads. We'll see if I can afford it though.

Me and this dood are gonna try to do a coolant flush and brake fluid flush on my car this weekend, hoohah. It's way overdue for it too since I hadn't touched any of it since I got my car when it was brand new, uhhhh...
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Old 04-27-2005, 02:40 PM   #51
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woot did my own sustpenstion swap... I put some BMW sport package springs on the 323i front and rears. Went through half way smoothly first time doing any susp. work on a car.. but i noticed i need to tighten some bolts a little further. I had a little knocking i didn't have before but pretty sure its just a nut on the / <<--- bar that goes like that from the control arm.
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Old 04-27-2005, 09:14 PM   #52
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woot did my own sustpenstion swap... I put some BMW sport package springs on the 323i front and rears. Went through half way smoothly first time doing any susp. work on a car.. but i noticed i need to tighten some bolts a little further. I had a little knocking i didn't have before but pretty sure its just a nut on the / <<--- bar that goes like that from the control arm.
First time working with springs? Still have all your limbs?

Good job bro! Just be sure to re-check your work before you start thrashing on the street. I would hate to lose you in a corner around Dallas. Check everything you loosened/tightened again. And then repeat. Can't be too careful with suspension mods.
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Old 04-30-2005, 03:58 AM   #53
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Autobahn Service Center in Plano???

Does NE1 know this place in Plano called Autobahn Service center?
http://www.dallas.bbb.org/commonrepo...50000649&code=
NE1 went there before? good? bad? just wondering.
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:31 PM   #54
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Priore BMW, great service. I need help with my sound system, squeeks and rattling etc. thanx.
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No one has posted anything in this area for 3 years! I own a 2000 328Ci, and need some alignment work, as well as a inspection II? Can someone point me to a good mechanic in the Plano/Richardson area that won't try and take me to the bank? Thanks!
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Has no one mentioned Stett Performance in Plano. They do a lot of if not all BMW work. Decent prices and great people.
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Has no one mentioned Stett Performance in Plano. They do a lot of if not all BMW work. Decent prices and great people.
Thanks mosill. I'll give them a call.
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Old 10-01-2013, 01:54 PM   #58
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I came across here while looking for a place that does BMW repair in Dallas and it looks like no one has really posted here in a few years.

I actually use a place called Bimmer Motor Werks which is right off of 35E and Maņana Dr. They seem to do a really good job with my 328i. I have never had a reason to complain and they seem like they always know what they are talking about. Even though my car is a 2008 and it seems to be in the shop more often these days than when it was under warranty, their prices seem pretty cheap compared to BMW of Dallas, which is where I was going previously._nr_
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