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1992 BMW 850i Question: estimate for R&R transmission

 

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DocBombay, Belmont, CA, May 10, 2011, 11:23
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I want to shop for transmission replacement. Can you help?

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    hemicuda May 10, 2011, 11:28
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    Call Tom he's the owner of bayshore transmission in Burlingame 650-579-7711 http://www.bayshoretransmissions.com/ Tell him Repairpal.com sent you

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    DocBombay, May 10, 2011, 14:27
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    Thank you. I will call them.

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    hemicuda, May 10, 2011, 14:48
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    Tom does the work himself and he has a clean shop and stands by his work

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    Hal... (see my shops), May 10, 2011, 11:30
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    I know you're prepared for the price just accept it and enjoy the car.

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    DocBombay, May 10, 2011, 14:30
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    I got one estimate of $6K, but I also felt that this shop wasn't eager to do the work. I want to go to a shop very familiar with this work, right tools, knowledge etc. I do feel that good work costs but I also want to do some due diligence before spending that much. SO,.. please tell me what you are talking about. Your note is unclear to me.

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    Hal..., May 10, 2011, 15:16
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    6K is lite! It's a 6K transmission and you still need 10 hours to install and program it. You'll spend in the neighborhhod of 8K to do it right. We redo 10 jobs a year on BMWs that were damaged by those who just don't have the tools or experience.

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    Pacific Auto Repair from Pacific Auto Repair, May 11, 2011, 08:58
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    For this car I would recommend Four Car Garage on Calif. Dr. in Burlingame. Let them know Gary from Pacific Auto sent you.

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