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Old 05-06-2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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Wheel Balancing & Alignment in Ottawa

Need to know a good shop for balancing and alignment of wheels in Ottawa? I got it done from the stealership (Otto's) last time but wasn't satisfied with their work. Can anyone recommend a good shop in the NCR ??
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Old 05-07-2009, 01:53 PM   #2
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Old 05-07-2009, 02:41 PM   #3
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PM'd you as well, but I always go to Parker Auto Care on Bellevue (off the 417 between Carling and Maitland). The owner (Dave Parker) is my neighbour. He's a good, honest guy and his shop does good work.

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Old 04-13-2010, 10:57 AM   #4
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I just called Parker Auto Care about an alignment and they told me to go to Canadian Tire, I said it is a BMW and they said well you should take it to the dealer then... WTF? I said I didnt want to get ripped off at the dealer and he said "well you own a BMW you should be able to afford to take it to the dealer" Major thumbs down for Parker Auto Care....
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Old 04-13-2010, 11:06 AM   #5
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Canadian Tire on Carling. Seriously ... the server manager there (Ralf) is an MCO member and a great guy ... also AutoX driver and he owns a couple of BMWs. He'll do custom if you want, or just proper spec.
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Old 04-13-2010, 11:07 AM   #6
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I just called Parker Auto Care about an alignment and they told me to go to Canadian Tire, I said it is a BMW and they said well you should take it to the dealer then... WTF? I said I didnt want to get ripped off at the dealer and he said "well you own a BMW you should be able to afford to take it to the dealer" Major thumbs down for Parker Auto Care....
That really sucks ... I know people swear by that place. I buy tires from them (winter tires), but never had service done. Shitty to hear about your experience though!
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Old 04-13-2010, 11:13 AM   #7
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Thanks for the info, I will call CT as i am super close to that location.

What specs do you reccomened I run? I got a billy sport h&R sport setup right now.
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Old 04-13-2010, 11:41 AM   #8
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Just talked to Ralph at CT, great guy! His guy Phil (also a BMW guy) will be doing alignment on Monday. Thanks for the advice!!
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Old 04-13-2010, 05:55 PM   #9
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I had my alignment done at Frisby on Industrial. Got a great service there. They brought me into the shop and let see everything under neither since I hadn't been under while on a lift. Gave me a print out of the alignment specs before and after.
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