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Old 02-28-2014, 09:19 PM   #1
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Oil Changes



Where do you guys usually take your cars for oil changes and fluid flushes?


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Old 02-28-2014, 09:41 PM   #2
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Stance Factory.

And there are many threads covering shop recommendations. Search, or just look in the sponsor section for a list of shops that people use on this forum.
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:01 PM   #3
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Old 03-01-2014, 02:05 AM   #4
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Do all fluids myself. It's pretty easy if you read up on it. Especially oil changes with a fluid extractor. You can do it in a suit
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Old 03-01-2014, 07:59 AM   #5
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I agree to search for the recommende shop thread. There are a few in the west end that are good.
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Old 03-01-2014, 02:09 PM   #6
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I do my own also but in the winter it's too damn cold lol. That reminds me, mine is due for one.
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Old 03-01-2014, 02:30 PM   #7
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Didn't you recommend someone on the forum to your work? You said that you were the manager at Mr. Lube...why don't you do it there since you get a discount?
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Old 03-01-2014, 08:52 PM   #8
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That was the main reason for asking, figured I'd post something to let everyone know that at my Mr Lube location I'd be offering discounts to all maxbimmer members on fluid changes and undercoatings not to mention filters as well.


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Old 03-01-2014, 08:58 PM   #9
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Might want to get sponsorship if you intend on using this site for business.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:12 PM   #10
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Yeah I was a bit skeptical on posting that. But since I don't own the business and just trying to save guys some money on the forums hopefully it won't be an issue.


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Old 03-01-2014, 09:56 PM   #11
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If you're promoting a place of business that you have direct ties to, I'm fairly certain that would require sponsorship. But I may be wrong.
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Old 03-02-2014, 02:35 PM   #12
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Might want to get sponsorship if you intend on using this site for business.
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Old 03-02-2014, 03:46 PM   #13
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Mr. Lube.... people generally get what they pay for and what they deserve when they know better.

There is no comparison between a good bmw specialist indy shop and a quick lube joint. The horror stories are endless, from rip off's, mess up's or just lack of knowledge, tools and maint. performed. We had in a e90 last week who had a bad tick from the oil filter housing and vanos code (due to pressure as we discovered), turns out the quick lube place he goes to (because he is cheap) decided to just throw away the inside of his oil filter cap with he filter and not mention it or notice it. Then there was a diff whine from a goof up, fluids the people paid for that were never touched and on and on.

I am glad you can't promote a Mr. Lube with ease on here, almost shouldn't even be allowed.
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Old 03-02-2014, 09:54 PM   #14
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Ok well let me start with saying if you've had a bad experience at one lube shop does not mean the same would apply at another. We are warranty approved, use quality products (castrol) (OEM) and all of our staff are highly trained with certificates in plain view of customers. Plus we always invite customers down to view the condition of services needed (diffs) and actually watch us perform the service with the appropriate fluids .

Not to mention my location has serviced Ms, AMGs, Jaguars and a customer regularly brings his Modena. That's just to mention a few, highly knowledgable, every tool my staff needs and every fluid we need always. I'm not trying to promote MR LUBE ( we are actually In the process of sponsoring numerous forum sites, including this one) I'm just trying to offer a discount to fellow members.


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Old 03-02-2014, 10:48 PM   #15
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I don't care if you own a quick lube shop, manage one or just work there. You cannot with a straight face or should I say truly believe that a quick lube service can compare with a specialist shop.

Can you change the oil and filter and top up fluids, sure you can, it isn't brain surgery but there is much more to it only working on them can bring.

People visit a quick lube shop to save money, not to get the best service available.
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