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      07-14-2019, 09:45 AM   #1
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Rod bearings - Houston area 2019 update

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Who has recently gotten this done in Houston?

I contacted Alex at Abr racing and it seems their pricing changed in a major way, I was quoted over 3000 dollars not including motor mounts.

I know they would do a great job but that cost is a tough value proposition for me to swallow

Anyone have any other shops they like?
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      07-14-2019, 11:36 AM   #2
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All,

Who has recently gotten this done in Houston?

I contacted Alex at Abr racing and it seems their pricing changed in a major way, I was quoted over 3000 dollars not including motor mounts.

I know they would do a great job but that cost is a tough value proposition for me to swallow

Anyone have any other shops they like?

Feel the same way. I've heard they do great work but they charge a good amount more than others. I'll probably be heading to Deansbimmers shop to get it done up in Dallas
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      07-14-2019, 11:48 AM   #3
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Feel the same way. I've heard they do great work but they charge a good amount more than others. I'll probably be heading to Deansbimmers shop to get it done up in Dallas
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Did you get a quote from them? I hear great things about their shop, Dallas is a tough one for me though.
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Feel the same way. I've heard they do great work but they charge a good amount more than others. I'll probably be heading to Deansbimmers shop to get it done up in Dallas
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Did you get a quote from them? I hear great things about their shop, Dallas is a tough one for me though.
make a end of the week trip out of it, he can do it within 24 hrs. I just did this last month. You can pm him for direct pricing, I paid a good but under what Houston shop quoted you....but may not justify the drive/transportation cost.
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I could do it if you're interested. Not gonna be quick...figure about a week.
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I made an appointment with Mporium up in McKinney. Couldn't find a reputable shop with a fair price here in Houston
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You won’t be disappointed, Coulter and mike are the best
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Did you get a quote from them? I hear great things about their shop, Dallas is a tough one for me though.
yeah ive gotten a few quotes from them, always cheaper.
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I used Europower here in Houston and they did a good job.
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You wont be disappointed, Coulter and mike are the best
deansbimmer is solid and I highly recommend his shop for work. Customer service is exceptional.

Id find an event I want to go to in Dallas and schedule around that. 2-birds, one drive.
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Thanks everyone for the recommendations. Indeed, we do a lot of these and complete them same day in most cases. $2400 BE/ARP including engine mounts.

We also get lots of customers driving up from Houston and San Antonio area. We see a few from Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas etc, as well.

Happy to help!
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You could check out Todd @ TMJ Bimmers in Houston, he's my trusted guy.
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I could do it if you're interested. Not gonna be quick...figure about a week.
I realize this is an old thread, but Id be interested to know if you still do rod bearings jobs? How can I reach you?
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I realize this is an old thread, but Id be interested to know if you still do rod bearings jobs? How can I reach you?
If you are wanting to stay local and not drive to Deans I would suggest https://www.mkautowerkstatt.com/ (832) 454-4782 these guys. They have recently done a few sets and are really fair on their pricing and always amazing service!
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I have used these guys a little, and am having them do my rod bearings next month:

https://www.mperformancetx.com
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