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List of mechanics that have been recommended by DDfers:

Brooklyn
Empire Auto Center
485 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 756-6050

https://maps.app.goo.gl/wh8Mei7zwZPLJKHQ6

Ashers Auto Repair
3901 16th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218
Phone: (347) 240-7921

Lakewood

Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #240 on: May 15, 2019, 03:58:42 PM »
Anyone know a good mechanic in queens? I am looking to purchase a car in flushings and need a trustworthy mechanic to sign off on the car

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #241 on: May 15, 2019, 05:17:40 PM »
A family member used maven motors for years and was very happy with them.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #242 on: May 15, 2019, 06:01:58 PM »
Is $500 a good price to replace an AC compressor?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #243 on: May 15, 2019, 08:43:57 PM »
Is $500 a good price to replace an AC compressor?
yes but plenty of times you can get a used one for 250$ you may have to shop around to see which mechanic has one...

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #244 on: May 15, 2019, 09:59:16 PM »
yes but plenty of times you can get a used one for 250$ you may have to shop around to see which mechanic has one...
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #245 on: May 22, 2019, 03:59:16 PM »
Any recommendations for one of these BT OBD reader?

 I see this cheap one sells for $23 and a little more to use the app, with over 11k reveiws?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005NLQAHS/

Or the fixdapp for 60$
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013RIQMEO/

Or the blue driver for $100 like CrisFix recommends?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00652G4TS/
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #246 on: May 25, 2019, 02:49:31 PM »
Any recommendations for one of these BT OBD reader?

 I see this cheap one sells for $23 and a little more to use the app, with over 11k reveiws?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005NLQAHS/

Or the fixdapp for 60$
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013RIQMEO/

Or the blue driver for $100 like CrisFix recommends?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00652G4TS/
i got one on Wish for a few $ a while ago and never had a problem with it

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #247 on: May 27, 2019, 06:54:55 PM »
i got one on Wish for a few $ a while ago and never had a problem with it
Specifically looking for one that has more information when searching for the codes and other people's reports of what the problem might be versus a random OBD code reader which I have now, which cost $50 but it's not Bluetooth.

 Yes I can technically Google search the code I get and see all the results versus having it in the app all the results.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #248 on: May 29, 2019, 09:36:45 AM »
is $180 a good price for labor only to replace alternator on 2010 honda odyssey?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #249 on: May 29, 2019, 09:37:32 AM »
what are you thoughts buying tires online(new or used) and paying the mechanic to only install
significant savings?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #250 on: May 29, 2019, 09:56:36 PM »
what are you thoughts buying tires online(new or used) and paying the mechanic to only install
significant savings?
It's a no brainer

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #251 on: May 29, 2019, 10:01:44 PM »
what are you thoughts buying tires online(new or used) and paying the mechanic to only install
significant savings?
Installing tires is quite easy, removing the lug nuts and installing a tire the only hard part is putting the tire on the wheel.

   Go to any tire shop who does tires which would be faster and cheaper to just place the tires on for you.
  Or price it out at a mechanic with tires purchased and installed, and just to install and how much you can get the tires for.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #252 on: May 30, 2019, 07:06:19 AM »
you would also need to see how it would affect any warranties

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #253 on: May 30, 2019, 09:20:58 AM »
It's a no brainer

which site do you like to use to buy the tires?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #254 on: May 30, 2019, 10:24:43 AM »
It's a no brainer
for expensive tires i don't think it makes a diff (maybe im wrong) my tires were pretty much the same price online and buy a local tire guy
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