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Good Gear Shop in San Antonio?

Discussion in 'Texas' started by drew02a, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    Does anyone know of a good shop in town (San Antonio, TX) that can do gears? I need to have the pinion flange on 2 differentials exchanged.

    If I don't get any suggestions, I'll probably take it to 4 Wheel Parts tomorrow, but would rather go somewhere that one of you has had a good experience.
     
  2. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    Bump?
     
  3. Jul 6, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    Well, y'all were no help at all, so I went it alone. I went to a place called Charlie Thrash Differential & Axle Specialists, not to be confused with Thrash Driveshaft Specialsit (douchebags).

    The guy who runs the shop, whom I assume is Charlie, is really cool. I pulled up told him what I needed and he took care of it right away. I was in and out in about 20min. They even let me stand there and watch them work. I would highly recommend them, way better than a big chain store shop.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 at 3:04 PM
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    sorry we were not able to help but it sounds like you found someone good. I would have no idea who to use down there. Is your truck going to be ready for the meet?
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    It'll be ready to ride this Friday, but I still don't think I'll be able to get to the meet; Family stuff came up. If anything changes though, I'll be there in a heart beat.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    Dang sorry about that Andrew. I totally missed your thread.

    On a better note, Charlie Thrash is exactly who I would recommend. He has been around for quite a while and knows his stuff. :thumbsup:

    A couple mechanic buddies of mine deal with him on a regular basis.
     
  7. Jul 6, 2009 at 3:24 PM
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    Cool, glad to hear I found the right place. I just needed to have my pinion flange swapped from my old diff to the new one. I'm putting the rear diff in tonight. :)

    Not mad or anything about the lack of replies. My thread was pretty short notice.
     
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