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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:19 PM   #1
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Best Indy Mechanic in Chicago area?

Hi all. I just purchased an 02 M3 (never had a BMW before) and live in the NW burbs. Besides VS Motorsports, can you all recommend a solid, affordable mechanic to service an M3 at a reasonable rate?

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Old 01-25-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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My friend owns a shop that specializes in German cars. I highly recommend him from my own experience. Its in Hodkins. Automedic Inc. 708-259-3107

Edit: Just noticed you are in the NW. Probably too far for you.
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:24 AM   #3
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My bad - I posted VS motorsports and I didn't read the full thing. Haha. Why not VS though?
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:57 AM   #4
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I take my m3 too Mike&Henry's in western springs for regular service they're good, he's been there forever. For performance go to Chicago performance and tuning. Talk to Al at CPT. He's the best hands down, he's not the cheapest but he doesn't do anything half assed. He's done both of my S4's and m3.

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My friend owns a shop that specializes in German cars. I highly recommend him from my own experience. Its in Hodkins. Automedic Inc. 708-259-3107

Edit: Just noticed you are in the NW. Probably too far for you.
Is he off River road?
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Is he off River road?
No. He is by the big UPS that you see below I 294. Its by Lagrange Rd and I 55.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:48 AM   #7
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No. He is by the big UPS that you see below I 294. Its by Lagrange Rd and I 55.
Rive road is right there...you have to drive over a big bridge to get to his shop? If its the same guy I'm thinking of..he had a lot of nice stuff there.
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My bad - I posted VS motorsports and I didn't read the full thing. Haha. Why not VS though?
They are no longer open for business.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:30 PM   #9
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:50 AM   #10
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call Ben Thongsai at B & D Auto
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(708) 450-0300 from 2002s to our M3s; primarily e39 and older IIRC, but a damn good tech, friendly and good price; also raced his BMWs; He was quoted in the Car and Driver article on the M3 comparo (all generations) a couple of years ago, including the E46.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:09 PM   #11
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They are no longer open for business.
Are you serious? I just had my PPI done by them like 2 months ago! Why?
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:14 AM   #12
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Are you serious? I just had my PPI done by them like 2 months ago! Why?
I am sure they have good reasons, I don't know why though.
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