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Old 07-13-2005, 10:39 AM
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Columbia, SC - Any shops ya'll would recommend?

Recently moved to Columbia, SC. I've noticed the abundance of various MB's here and wanted to know where to take mine in case I need repairs.
Any suggestions guys?
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Old 07-13-2005, 01:32 PM
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Go to the post at the bottom.
My brother is a Mercedes mechaninc at Brown Motors.

Brown Motor Works, BMW
In Columbia, S.C.
My brother is Kevin, he is there Mercedes mechanic.
When he was 5, he took a lawnmower engine apart to see how it worked. He's been working on cars ever since.

Dave Morrison

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Old 07-13-2005, 04:26 PM
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Do they perform any welding, maybe I'll have them look into checking out my front spring perches and having them replaced and or re-welded.
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Old 07-13-2005, 04:34 PM
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If that doesn't work out for any reason (or if you just want a lower shop rate), David Wrisley ( has restored and resold MB diesels for years as a hobby; I've come close to buying a couple of cars from him. He's now doing outside work on cars he doesn't own. I can't speak to his mechanical ability personally, but I've spoken with him a couple of times and he knows his stuff (he's also done a lot of work on W210 diesels).
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