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Old 09-11-17, 01:53 AM   #1
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Hey guys, so I recently just made a cross country drive with my ISF from New Orleans to SoCal. Need some maintenance done, and I have no tools here. Does anyone have any recommendations for where I should take my car? Need minor things done. Oil change, brake pads, and new rear tires. I'm in the San Bernadino area, but I drive to OC here and there. New to the area, I'm also looking for weekly meets or anything like that to get to know some of the local car guys. Lmk!
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Nice trip there! Glad you made it to So Cal safely!

For routine maintenance, if you're not a DIYer, Tommy @ MusicBox (South El Monte) can pretty much do everything for you, minus the rear tires since he doesn't have a tire installer on site.

It'll be nice to meet up and get to know more the the F community. The drive alone must've had some great pulls on some empty highways .

San Bernardino is a good middle ground between LA and Orange Counties, so meeting up won't be a problem at all. I will say, great owners all around. Everyone's always willing to lend a hand or at least point you in the right direction.
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+1 for Tommy @ MusicBox in South El Monte.

If you're in the OC often, look up Dynamic Auto in Fountain Valley and ask for Son.

If you need a dealership in the OC area, there's Lexus of Westminster. Ask for Charlie Sarno.
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^ All great advice.

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Welcome! Like others have said, a lot of people in the F community in so cal are willing to help! Brian's always the friendliest �� There is a Friday night meet, check out the so cal section. Lmk if you go, I'd love to hear about the drive from Nola. My wife and I take our family there about twice a year!
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That was supposed to be a , not ??
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Hey guys, so I recently just made a cross country drive with my ISF from New Orleans to SoCal. Need some maintenance done, and I have no tools here. Does anyone have any recommendations for where I should take my car? Need minor things done. Oil change, brake pads, and new rear tires. I'm in the San Bernadino area, but I drive to OC here and there. New to the area, I'm also looking for weekly meets or anything like that to get to know some of the local car guys. Lmk!
LMK if you need new front tires. I have Continentals 225/30/19 with good treads.
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I'm in Rancho Cucamonga. I have filters and can help ya out with the oil change. Let me know. Wednesday is best
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Thanks for the replies everyone! Looks like I'll be hitting up Tommy to get some work done.

Today was a sad day.. I was driving down to OC and an 18 wheeler had a blow out in front of me. I didn't have enough time to react and hit it straight on. Cracked my front lip and shook my diffuser loose. Diffuser will be an easy fix. As for my front lip, does anyone have any recommendations for body shops? Looks like it can be saved. I'll try and get some pictures tmr when I wake up.
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Ouch a $2400 lip..

Signature Autobody in Orange does a great job with repairs.

If not, we can always source you a new one locally!

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https://www.clublexus.com/forums/2ge...eeds-work.html

looks like this one needs work too.
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I second Signature Auto in OC. Ask for Jimmy and he will take care of you. They do some good work.
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