Central Ohio mechanic/shop recommendations

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  1. B3ND3R

    B3ND3R New Member

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    In typical fashion, my '05 MCSC power steering pump bit the dust. 59K miles on the clock and MINI USA will do nothing. I hope someday there is a huge class action lawsuit and MINI pays billions of dollars in restitution. /rant

    In any case, gonna order a BBA rebuilt, but I need someone to put it on. Ordinarily, I would tackle the job myself but I am opening a college and don't have an afternoon clear until about, oh.... July 2013.

    So, anyone want to provide a good, reasonable recommendation?

    Advance gratitude for pointing me in the right direction.
     
  2. B3ND3R

    B3ND3R New Member

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    P.S. I live in Westerville, work in the Short North, and the wife teaches in Powell so anything along this "path" would be hyper-convenient.
     
  3. Nathan

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  4. Crashton

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    John Best at Best Auto Werks has done a few things on my MINI & I've been very pleased with his work. I would recommend him over the other shops that I've used in the area.
     
  5. CHKMINI

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    I live in Powell, welcome to MA. +1 on John Best. Also check out the Mid Ohio Motoring forum and calendar here on MA for MINI activities in Columbus.
     
  6. Crashton

    Crashton Club Coordinator

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    Welcome B3ND3R :donut1:
     
  7. ImagoX

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    Northend Wrench on Indianola... Great guys IMHO.
     
  8. Crashton

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    I like the guys at North End Wrench & have used them. That being said their knowledge of MINIs is not very deep. My MINI will go there for alignments, but for any other MINI work I'll be going to Best Auto Werks or if need be to MAG.
     
  9. S curvz

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    Another vote for John at Best Motor Werks. Tell him Sean sent you and I am sure he'll charge you double!
     
  10. Carve906

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    Gonna give this John a call tomorrow.. I need a new water pump ASAP! :(
     
  11. Snack

    Snack New Member

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    What school?

    Also, on this note has anyone had any upholstery work done? my driver seat needs to be done :X
     
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    Snack New Member

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    thank u sir
     

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