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good Toyota mechanic in Santa Clarita?

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by MurderedComa, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    MurderedComa

    MurderedComa [OP] Darth Maul

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    5100's on 32's, Eagle series 186, Magnaflow, Deckplated w/afe, HID's, blacked out lenses, blacked out emblems, blacked out tails, Yakima rack.
    just bought and '02 Taco with over 140,000 miles on it, need to get this thing running like new. Any advice? TIA
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    tacoskim

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    toyota of north hollywood does good job. check out the toyota dealership in valencia and have them diagnose it
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    MurderedComa

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    ya that's a good idea, just a lil scared of getting bent over by the stealership..
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    tacoskim

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    alot of the stuff youll be-able to do urself, u just want that diagnostic so u know what stuff u can replace ur self, or stuff u want them to do.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    To bad your not in charlotte nc area we have a garage and will and im a mechanic as profession
     
  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    MurderedComa

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    Just got called the sevice dept. at Toyota Valencia. $92.00 for a diagnostic!
     
  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:38 PM
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    My buddy is a toyota tech and has his own small shop. I think he only charges $70.

    But we are in Fontana.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    Dealer want $395 for timing belt, and $295 to resurface front rotors and replace shims. Those are just a few of the things they found on the diagnostic, sounds a bit pricey no?
     
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