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anyone know a specialist or at least a decent bodyshop / garage that have experience with mazdaspeed 3 car?
 

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There is a Mazda/Porsche/Audi certified body shop on Braker (?) between IH35 and N. Lamar. Mostly they work on high end cars but also Mazda's for some reason. Can't remember the name, but you can't miss the sign. I've heard nothing but great things about them. From whats I've heard, paint matching is spot on. I'll try to get the name from my friend that went there.
 

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I dad runs a shop here in San Marcos, they do amazing work but they charge an arm and a leg for it 0_0
Nothing but PPG paint, all their paint work has a 5 year warranty!
 

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i would avoid whitakers

sadly another member on here recomended them and it was one of the worst experiences I've had with auto repair. They didn't match the paint correctly, they didn't give me an accurate date for being done on 3 occasions, and in general took way longer than I wanted to deal with
 

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guess i need to wait till someone hit me and claim insurance then , hehe
i just have few dings and minor scratches, but oh well ..
 

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[quote author=VOGAD19 link=topic=137111.msg2959989#msg2959989 date=1235545805]
guess i need to wait till someone hit me and claim insurance then , hehe
i just have few dings and minor scratches, but oh well ..
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can they be taken out with pdr (the dents I mean)

I wouldn't worry about minor body stuff, aside from not liking to look at it, it doesn't hurt the resale tooo badly
 

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i dont think so , the ding is more like deep 1inch scratches , its not obvious from faraway. but after i washed the car and waxed it, then its obvious to see.. makes me so sad...
the driver side of my car is clean of dings but passenger side i got 4 of them suxxx
 

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[quote author=sbmonkey link=topic=137111.msg2963032#msg2963032 date=1235668548]
touch up paint can mask it a little.
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but will still look like shit
 

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Try Twomey Automotive on South Congress. They did great work repairing my old 626 before it died (RIP). They also did an excellent job on my girlfriend's Infiniti a few months ago. Highly recommended.
 

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[quote author=Jonp link=topic=137111.msg2969774#msg2969774 date=1235965942]
[quote author=sbmonkey link=topic=137111.msg2963032#msg2963032 date=1235668548]
touch up paint can mask it a little.
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but will still look like shit
[/quote]Covered shit is better than bare shit.
 

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great news. i got a perfect place to mod my car , the guys at 5auto at lamar hook me up
they cut my oem exhaust and install hks cat back, do all my motormount, and install pillar pod and gauges for reasonable prices.
they did good job on my gf brakes too.. i will recommend them to anyone who wants to do some stuff with their car
 

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their shop is behind maaco at north lamar.. i forgot the address and phone number. gimme 2 days ill look into it
im sure they can do spring , since they got all the tools for alignment , lift , etc
 

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[quote author=back2thefuture link=topic=137111.msg2973473#msg2973473 date=1236106002]
contact info? think they can do a spring install?
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do it yourself. ive heard most places quote about 250-300 for spring install. totally worth it to do it yourself
 

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He's posted asking for help doing the install in another thread, but nobody really has the tools that's responded.
You had like 4 people helping you with yours. :lol: That was a good time, though.
 
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