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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:13 am    Post subject: Fairly Local Shops for Aircooled VWs Reply with quote

Let's use this thread only to list places that can do work on our aircooled VWs. If you have comments about a particular shop, please start a new thread with that as the topic. If there are enough negative comments about a shop, we can note that or delete them from the list.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hopewell Tire & Automotive, Inc
3500 Jefferson Rd
Athens GA 30607
706 543 2843

Balance wide five wheels and do alignments. Nice folks. Very Happy
Sell Kumho tires that fit our VWs
Mon - Fri close at 5:30pm. Not open weekends.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Porterfield Tire
2001 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville GA
706 769 4455

Wide five balancing and tires. Good Folks. Cool
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Front end alignment:
Whelchel Alignment and Brake
1920 W. Broad
706-543-8144

2/17/16 Whelchels will no longer work on older VWs. Try as I might I couldn't talk them into doing the Squareback!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:21 am    Post subject: tires Reply with quote

Pritchett tire especially the one in Cornelia is very good about mounting and balancing tires with out scratching the rims. They have worked with me and my customers and several ocasions.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.iasbugshop.com

586 Main Street - Forest Park, GA 30297


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All Around Restorations
1621 Gibbs Dr
Gainesville GA 30507

404 406 8772 Joey

Don't let the name fool you, Joey will do anything from a tune-up to full restorations. He also sells used and some new parts. Aircooled and watercooled service.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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All Around Restorations
1621 Gibbs Dr
Gainesville GA 30507

404 406 8772 Joey

Don't let the name fool you, Joey will do anything from a tune-up to full restorations. He also sells used and some new parts. Aircooled and watercooled service.


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Tronview, Please post Joey's website in the toolbox.
http://allaroundrestos.com/
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:18 am    Post subject: Hardware Reply with quote

"Fastenal" HUGE inventory of SAE & Metric hardware, speciality hardware and speciality tools. 590 Olympic Dr. Athens GA, 706-613-1912
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not exactly local, just on the other side of Georgia.
Vert tops, interiors, roof racks, welding, carb set up & stuff.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tanbug wrote:
Not exactly local, just on the other side of Georgia.
Vert tops, interiors, roof racks, welding, carb set up & stuff.
The suspense is killing me.................who is it!
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tanbug wrote:
Not exactly local, just on the other side of Georgia.
Vert tops, interiors, roof racks, welding, carb set up & stuff.


Hey Tanbug...I know you do great work, but nobody can find you without contact info. Shocked
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