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    Sr. Apprentice rwhitbeck's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    Mesa, Arizona (For Now)

    Default I need a good mechanic!!

    Does anyone know of a good but fair (in both ethics and price) in the Mesa area? I had a very good mechanic, but I found out yesterday that he has packed up his shop and called it quits!

    I have an 88 Suburban that I need fixed! I have a gas tank and sending unit that need to be installed and I also need a mechanic that can get it to pass Maricopa County emissions standards!

    Any help would be appreciated! I would rather go to a mechanic that someone recommends than try to find one by cold calling numbers out of the yellow pages!

    Thanks a lot!!

    '88 GMC Suburban
    '76 CJ7 (Project Trail Rig)

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    Good luck on that. It's always nice to get a referral on something like this. Anyone?

    10 Chevy Traverse LT AWD
    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
    99 Chevy Cavalier LS (105K+ miles - commuter car)
    78 Chevy Suburban Silverado (454, 3/4 ton)
    62 GMC 3/4 ton Pickup (350 police interceptor)

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    Sr. Apprentice rwhitbeck's Avatar
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    Mesa, Arizona (For Now)


    I am taking the 'burb' in to a shop called Hopper's Automotive this Friday! They came highly recommended from another club (Arizona Virtual Jeep Club) that I belong to. Wish me luck.

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    High Deserts of SoCal


    An honest mechanic is something to hold onto. I found one in John at Auto Wrench in Hesperia, Ca. John mans the counter and employs 3 mechanics to do the wrench work. No parts swappers employed here, just honest to goodness mechanics who know their trade. Great work at a fair price. He will even recommend another shop if he doesn't think he can do right by you. John is a big Chevy lover. Owns and drives Corvettes and Caddies. You can usually see a couple of vintage Camaro's parked out front.
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    High Desert SoCal
    93 K1500 burb (personal) 350 AT 3" Lift 250K+
    02 Honda Civic LX
    Looking for a 1990's Miata for an engine swap

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