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      04-15-2019, 11:05 AM   #155
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Can anyone else comment on RMJ Motors? Their price seems to be the best.

Changm3 ; do you have a contact name?

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Just wanted to update the thread as I got my rod bearings done by my mechanic who is the only one I allow work on my m3.

Shop name is RMJ motors

His price was $2800 + tax
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VAC bearings
ARP bolts
Lemforder motor mounts
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Oil Pan gasket
Also comes with an invoice.
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      04-15-2019, 02:44 PM   #156
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^call or email 3-4 shops in the gta and ask your questions.

How many rod bearings they have changed?
Which parts they recommend and why?
And so on... then with those questions answered, pick where you want the work done.

300-400 bucks here and there wont make much of a difference for the peace of mind knowing you choose the right shop who has done a number of these services before. Thats my recommendation.

You can read above where i went.
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      04-23-2019, 09:23 PM   #157
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Is anyone running ACL bearings? I have been reading about them and they seem to be promising. Problem is that the shops that I've called only use VAC and they have all said that they have no experience with the ACL bearing.
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      05-14-2019, 03:25 PM   #158
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Just did bearings this spring. VAC bearings, arp bolts, new oem gasket/mounts, liquimoly oil change and ceratec treatment. First time I've used ceratec and I am amazed at how much quieter my idle vs before going in to the shop.

2011 w/ 115k. Switched to liquimoly approx 4 oil changes/20k ago, but was using oem before. Daily driven and has been through a few cold winters. One bearing had a visible groove in it. I shouldn't be surprised how much wear these had, but I am.
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      05-15-2019, 03:02 AM   #159
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Just did bearings this spring. VAC bearings, arp bolts, new oem gasket/mounts, liquimoly oil change and ceratec treatment. First time I've used ceratec and I am amazed at how much quieter my idle vs before going in to the shop.

2011 w/ 115k. Switched to liquimoly approx 4 oil changes/20k ago, but was using oem before. Daily driven and has been through a few cold winters. One bearing had a visible groove in it. I shouldn't be surprised how much wear these had, but I am.
Did you use Ceratec before the bearing change or after?
Ceratec has made a huge difference in my car, and people mentioned it gunks up the spark plugs, checked the plugs every so often no abnormal issues.
Car idles better and revs to redline smoother!
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      05-16-2019, 07:47 PM   #160
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never tried ceratec prior to and it's night and day in terms of idle so far.
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      05-16-2019, 07:53 PM   #161
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never tried ceratec prior to and it's night and day in terms of idle so far.
Whut. This won’t have any effect on idle quality.
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      05-18-2019, 05:47 PM   #162
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my idle seems much quieter
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      05-20-2019, 10:20 PM   #163
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Just dropped off my car at RMP Motors. Those guys seem to be pulling bearings weekly which makes me very confident in their abilities...check their IG.

So happy my car made it there without blowing! On my drive there I was thinking what if my bearings spin now! Thankfully they didn't and I should be all set tomorrow night.
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^ solid choice, Rocco did mine a year ago and i couldnt be happier to get it off my mind.

Dont forget to keep your original bearings. I kept mine just to show the next owner when that time comes.
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      05-21-2019, 01:21 PM   #165
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^ solid choice, Rocco did mine a year ago and i couldnt be happier to get it off my mind.

Dont forget to keep your original bearings. I kept mine just to show the next owner when that time comes.
someone paid cash, I see
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^ no i did not.

how does that statement demonstrate that i paid cash?
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      05-21-2019, 06:25 PM   #167
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^ no i did not.

how does that statement demonstrate that i paid cash?

I think because it sounds like you do not have a receipt to show the next owner. Ie. Need to show actual bearings
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Bearings done...what a relief! Rocco at RMP is the man. Car sounds and feels way better for some reason.
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^ besides us car nuts who in the world knows about these problems? Its a selling point. I always like to have all of the old parts no matter how obsolete they are.
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^ no i did not.

how does that statement demonstrate that i paid cash?
One of the posters already answered. Typically, one would show an invoice for the work being done as opposed to the old parts that were removed.

I was just kidding and didn't mean any disrespect.
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      07-02-2019, 04:23 PM   #171
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Work done

First off i want to give a huge thanks to Rocco at RMP motors, he did an amazing job. I had a couple other little issues EDC dampening and TPMS light on my dash (american car with no sensors) and he fixed all of it...
Thanks again did the rod bearings and both TA and had the car back in 24 hrs.
i'd recommend his shop anytime
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      08-26-2019, 02:48 PM   #172
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Hate to necro a thread, but does anyone know where to get BE bearings + ARP bolts? Looking to get RB done in september
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Hate to necro a thread, but does anyone know where to get BE bearings + ARP bolts? Looking to get RB done in september
Rocco at RMP is doing 2-3 of these jobs a week. He can do it in his sleep by now. Rocco has been my guy for the last 10 years. Highly recommend.
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Rocco at RMP is doing 2-3 of these jobs a week. He can do it in his sleep by now. Rocco has been my guy for the last 10 years. Highly recommend.
Do you know where he gets BE bearings from? Wondering if I could just give him a call to pick them up from him.
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Do you know where he gets BE bearings from? Wondering if I could just give him a call to pick them up from him.
Give him a call. Can't hurt
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Give him a call. Can't hurt
Thanks Doc - I'll tell him the DOC refereed me haha
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