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Old 05-18-12, 08:05 AM   #46
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LMAO. I'm going there soon to get my tires replaced on both my cars.
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Old 05-18-12, 10:10 AM   #47
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when ? i need to service my GS too....
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Old 05-19-12, 11:44 AM   #48
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Not sure. My brother and sister are graduating soon so I can't be working on cars too much.

Within the next couple of weeks I suppose. I'm not in a rush since I live close to work. My tires aren't going to wear down too fast .
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Old 07-30-12, 03:30 PM   #49
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I needed to find a mechanic to change out the spark plugs. I called up Vinam Auto, brought the spark plugs I bought from Sewell and they were able to do it as I wait in an hour. I also had an issue with my AC that is currently being diagnosed but they didn't charge me a diagnosis fee. Great service and price. I plan to use them for any repairs that are needed in the future.

Will post an update regarding the AC issue. The AC works intermittently, it can be on for 30 minutes blowing really cold air or just turn off and blow hot air. Unfortunately when I took it to VInam, it was always on and nonproblematic.

Thanks for recommending this place. This forum is a great resource.
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Old 09-14-12, 09:00 PM   #50
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thomas hes great!!!!
i just got all my struts and bushings done for such a low price its not even funny..
i said my local mechanic said $800 for just the struts, no mounts no nothing he cracked up and goes thats how much i should be charging you ************** hahahaha
i said "not around here"
and we cracked up and just made fun of each other for a while

he also fixed little things in my engine, and gave me bolts and clips for free!
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Old 10-24-12, 05:39 PM   #51
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just came back this past weekend, got my diff oil, transmission oil, brake fluid & spark plugs replaced. felt good !
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just came back this past weekend, got my diff oil, transmission oil, brake fluid & spark plugs replaced. felt good !
did you bring in the parts or did he use his? OEM fluids? i know transmission ATF should be Toyota Type T-IV.
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did you bring in the parts or did he use his? OEM fluids? i know transmission ATF should be Toyota Type T-IV.
You can bring in your own if you want. I know he has plenty of t-iv at his shop, and if anything Toyota is within walking distance.
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did you bring in the parts or did he use his? OEM fluids? i know transmission ATF should be Toyota Type T-IV.
i brought all the parts....and yes he also have toyota parts / fluids.
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Old 10-28-12, 04:05 PM   #55
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Just brought my daily driver back from Vinam. He changed out the starter and oil for me. Again, unbeatable prices.
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Old 10-29-12, 07:46 PM   #56
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im in need of someone that can change out my front control arm bushing. looks like this is the go to guy
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Wonder if anybody had their 3rd gen gs(2GR-FSE) water pump replaced there?
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Wonder if anybody had their 3rd gen gs(2GR-FSE) water pump replaced there?
give him a call. im pretty sure he can do it. he serviced my car (3GS) recently but water pump already replaced by prev owner.
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Just got my oil change and new rear brake pads/rotors done from Vinam this past weekend. He charged me $190 to do everything. For the service I highly recommend coming to him, also his shop is lowered car friendly, he has custom make-shift ramps to get it up on the lift. One thing I do suggest is call in before you come in if you plan on doing a major tune-up. I'll be returning to Vinam to do my 200k service.
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.....he has custom make-shift ramps to get it up on the lift. One thing I do suggest is call in before you come in if you plan on doing a major tune-up. I'll be returning to Vinam to do my 200k service.
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