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Old 01-21-2013, 07:11 PM   #1
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Machine Shop in or around DFW

I'm needing to get some engine work done. Who uses what shop and what shop should I avoid?
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It's a little over an hour drive out here to Stephenville, but Pete Riola at Automotive Machine is someone I would trust for anything you need done. He is meticulous, fair, and honest. I have known him and had him do work for over 10 years including fixing other shops screw ups.
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It's a little over an hour drive out here to Stephenville, but Pete Riola at Automotive Machine is someone I would trust for anything you need done. He is meticulous, fair, and honest. I have known him and had him do work for over 10 years including fixing other shops screw ups.
I appreciate it, do you have his number handy?
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Automotive machine, over by the old Montgomery Ward building.
I'll give them a call tomorrow, thanks.
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i appreciate it, do you have his number handy?
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Oh cool ! I have been wondering who does good machine work up here by us, good to know fo sho !
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Do these guys just do engine machine work or do you think they would be willing to machine out a 205 case from small bearing to large bearing? Thank!
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Do these guys just do engine machine work or do you think they would be willing to machine out a 205 case from small bearing to large bearing? Thank!
The one I recommended only does engine machine work. There is another shop in town that will do any custom stuff you need...actually, two, but I only use one of them.
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I got ahold of my engine guy yesterday, so this should be fun.
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