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Old 09-16-2005, 01:49 AM
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Default Advice needed on Lomita 911

I am very close to the 60k service and have gotten good feedback from some work colleagues for Deiter at Lomita 911 (Harbor City,CA). I know many of you go to Callas rennsport but this shop is much closer to my workplace. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. And I did do a search!
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Old 09-16-2005, 11:29 AM
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Lomita 911 used to be the place to go in the 70's even into the 80's.

The fact that no one on Rennlist ever recommends them has to tell you something doesn't it??

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Old 09-16-2005, 12:50 PM
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There're MANY good independent Porsche shops in SoCal, as is the one mentioned
in this thread. Just because some jump on the bandwagon and promote one
shop doesn't imply that it's any better than others.

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Old 09-17-2005, 01:01 AM
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JoAnne & Loren,
Thanks for the feedback. I'm still wondering if anyone has had any experience(good or bad) with their service as opposed to how popular/unpopular they are on Rennlist posting. Actually now that I think about it maybe we should compile area specific reccomendations for mechanics, alignments, parts, etc. Anyone out there in the south bay area willling to tell me where they go for their 993 care.
Thanks in advance,
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Old 09-17-2005, 01:13 AM
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Although Lomita 911 is no longer my customer as can be seen from here ( www.systemsc.com/Dealers.htm ),
I interfaced with them for over 15 years, as I've done with most all Porsche shops in SoCal.
They are as quality concious as other shops mentioned and are generally more reasonable
pricewise without the "sell-sell" mode.
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Old 09-17-2005, 08:22 PM
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Loren,
Thank you for your comments-I feel better knowing longtime Porsche people's thoughts as I am still very new to all this.
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Old 09-18-2005, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Lorenfb
There're MANY good independent Porsche shops in SoCal, as is the one mentioned
in this thread. Just because some jump on the bandwagon and promote one
shop doesn't imply that it's any better than others.
Loren.....
Do you have a problem with Callas Rennsport, because it seems that everytime C/R is mentioned as a place to go to to have a car serviced at you get your pants in a bunch..... I know they weren't mention in this particular post, but they were mentioned quite frequently in a recent post.

I was just stating a the fact then when Rennlisters are asked who they recommend in the SOUTH BAY (not all of So. Cal.) I've never heard anyone mention Lomita 911. I personally can not recommend them because they are the shop my brother used YEARS AGO (in the mid 80's) for his 914 and it was a very bad experience. They may not even be the same owners nor mechanics that were there then, but............ like I said no one even mentions them now. That's all. Robert and I used Pete and Paul's Porsche Shop in Torrance, even while I was working with Tony at Callas Rennsport. Pete has closed up shop and now works for Pacific Porsche. He got tired of running his own place. Can't say I blame him.

Dave...
Finding a mechanic is like buying shoes. You may have to try a couple on before you find the one that fits YOU right .

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I was speaking to a guy at the gym the other day, and he told me that the (former) owner of Lomita 911 was caught by his wife in bed with another woman. She took him for everything he had. I guess it's hard to run "half" a business!
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His wife was in bed with another woman?!

Joanne ... is that a Grateful Dead collar on your dog?
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After 400+ shows over the years, our dog can't help but be a deadhead!
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More importantly, is that a 993 I see in your sig? Congrats on the addition to the family.
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Originally Posted by ARM993
More importantly, is that a 993 I see in your sig? Congrats on the addition to the family.
Yeah baby... a SY 993 C4S
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Originally Posted by Air Kuul TT
Yeah baby... a SY 993 C4S
It's a bad boy!

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Smile Too bad you missed the 993 Tech Session...

I'd go to Tony Callas just for the fact that he supports the 993 community with such gestures as holding a 993 Tech Session.

Let's see, if I had the opportunity to go to a shop that successfully raced 993 cars, or I could go to one that did not have this experience...I know where I would go? I have had my car worked on at Callas Rennsport...it's like a damn surgery suite in there. The job gets done right...at least that was my experience.

In addition, if you are at the track, and you need a little advice about this and that, if Tony has the time, he'll set you straight.

Race on Sunday, sell on Monday....

And JoAnne, a Dead Head? Who would have thunk it!
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Originally Posted by Scott 1996 993c2
It's a bad boy!
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