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Old 09-27-2015, 01:20 PM   #1
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Good shop in DFW area?

I just moved to Texas with my new e30 with an m50 swap and I have a laundry list of issues that need addressing, specifically in the electronics. Do you guys have any suggestions on who to take it to? Thanks.
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Old 09-29-2015, 07:24 AM   #2
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Where in dfw?
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Old 09-29-2015, 01:07 PM   #3
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Specifically in Denton but I don't mind a little driving.
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Old 09-29-2015, 07:55 PM   #4
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Don't know much about the area except that wayne calvert precision engines is an excellent machine shop. I use lone star Bavarian in Fort Worth but for some stuff their prices can be a bit high, or clown shoe motorsports in dallas
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Old 09-30-2015, 05:39 AM   #5
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Don't know much about the area except that wayne calvert precision engines is an excellent machine shop. I use lone star Bavarian in Fort Worth but for some stuff their prices can be a bit high, or clown shoe motorsports in dallas
Any informed person will NEVER take anything to clownshoe for work.

OP, shoot me a PM with what you need. I'm in Dallas near I35 & 635.
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Old 10-02-2015, 07:05 PM   #6
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Good shop in DFW area?

PST? Not many others I know of..

Edit: Autoscope? Are they still around and any good?
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Old 10-29-2015, 10:21 PM   #7
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Hey man... curious what is giving you issues in concern to wiring. I have all the wiring for the front of the car written as to what is what since i tucked it up under the fender. I will dig that up and send it your way.
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Old 12-01-2015, 04:00 PM   #8
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Bumping this. Tired of messing around w/ my lack of cabin heat. Lacking time lately and looking for a decent shop.
Have new core and "new" valve. Just not sure if one of those are the cause yet.
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Old 12-06-2015, 05:22 PM   #9
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If anyone needs help in Dallas with there E30 don't hesitate to PM me. I've worked on these for over 15 years and have performed numerous reliable engine/ transmission swaps.


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Old 02-28-2016, 09:14 PM   #10
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Looking for a good machine shop to magnaflux and deck my S52 head. Please let me know if any of you have any recommendations. Anywhere near East Dallas or downtown would be a plus.
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Old 03-04-2016, 10:42 PM   #11
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I have only used and really liked wayne calvert precision engines in denton. The price was competitive, work was done right, and they were very willing to work with some special requests
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Old 03-07-2016, 05:02 AM   #12
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Any informed person will NEVER take anything to clownshoe for work.

OP, shoot me a PM with what you need. I'm in Dallas near I35 & 635.

Curious, what was your experience/feedback with Clownshoe? They were expensive but did a good job for me.
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Old 01-10-2017, 08:21 AM   #13
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Gonna bump this again. I'm still looking for someone to help me fix a few issues. My goal is to get it to pass Texas inspection before the registration expires (September)
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:25 PM   #14
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You only need safety equipment to pass. Even if you have a swap most shops will inspect based on vehicle year - no emissions for you. What issues are you looking at getting fixed in particular?
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Old 01-10-2017, 08:38 PM   #15
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Main things are exhaust and getting the reverse lights running. I /think/ those are the only things I really need. Eventually I want to do things like redoing the headliner, the carpeting, rewiring speakers, doing the paint, and patching up a small rust spot under the battery box.
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