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    Thread: Dallas Independent German Car Mechanic/Technician

    1. Member 10Ten's Avatar
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      08-21-2010 11:40 AM #1
      Hi All,

      I want to give a super positive review to my new technician, Marin -- known around here as "jetta ,97". He's a VW & German car specialist, and that's for real.

      This week Marin did work on my car including engine work, suspension work, and VCDS work. He nailed all of it, used the best quality approved parts available, answered all my questions, and attended to every detail including following up with me after. All that for FAR less than the dealer prices. I actually saved nearly $400 with my visit to him, and I'm absolutely certain the work was done flawlessly. I have never had any faith like that in any dealer.

      I cannot give a better review for him, and if any of you, no matter where in DFW you are, want or need an independent VW tech then he is your guy. My review: A+++!

      PM me for contact info for Marin.
      The man is aiming to open his own German car service... I want to help him do it. His work and attitude are the best I have found so far. Seriously.
      Last edited by 10Ten; 09-11-2014 at 04:57 PM.
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      08-21-2010 02:11 PM #2
      i would like to x2 this.
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      08-21-2010 04:42 PM #3
      Thank you sooooooooooo much
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      08-30-2010 04:53 PM #4
      Hi guys!

      Indeed I'm at Plano and it case I need any work on my car I will contact Marin! Good look with your project!

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      08-31-2010 11:22 PM #5
      yep
      I will be contacting him soon
      he helped me with my car when it was in the body shop now i have another older one i need help getting running again

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      09-09-2010 12:29 AM #6
      Would deff. like good quality work done. Do you do body work as well?

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      09-10-2010 06:19 PM #7
      yo my dad needs help with his B5 TDI MAf sensor, hes in Duncanville, but works in north GP/Arlington area for SIEMENS
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      10-02-2010 11:43 AM #8


      5 Thumbs up for Marin!

      He did plugs and a drop-in filter on my B6 and was fast, professional, VERY fair priced, and extremely informative. He made getting the bugger of an engine cover off look easy, and even used a little anti-seize on my plugs

      I would recommend him to anyone, without hesitation.

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      10-05-2010 10:43 PM #10
      Great service, great price, great conversation!! The services provided were quick and extremely reasonable. I will be going back as my car is out of warranty in 10,000 miles (4-5 months).

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      10-28-2010 12:00 AM #11
      more for this guy! great service, great price, what more can i say. i had some VCDS tricks done on my '09 tiguan and after my initial experience w/ him the 8 hour drive (from San Antonio and back) is worth it. i'm definitely coming back once my care-free maintenance is over.

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      11-02-2010 07:17 AM #12
      Marin, thank you for the outstanding job yesterday afternoon!

      He was on time, as promised, and the work took exactly the amount of time, as promised, and he made several key suggestions that customized my new GTI that I hadn't thought about. When the time comes, I will definitely take my VW to him for service!

      Robert

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      11-03-2010 08:32 PM #13
      another for Marin
      He met with me today to solve my damn knocking noise within my suspension. Turned out to be something i wouldnt have even checked or thought of until taking the whole thing apart. fixed it in 30 min that includes the drive to hear the problem and chit chat. very professional. going to be doing some more business with him this week for sure as well..
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      11-10-2010 05:31 PM #14
      question... marin would you be willing to travel out of the area, say killeen by chance...???? and also i have an 89 bmw e30 and was wondering if your knowledge is as good in other makes as well.. at the moment i dont need any work but in the future it would be nice to know who to go to incase i need some work... and if it would help i could pay for gas lol.. seriously though i would pay for the gas...

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      11-11-2010 11:03 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by fine89 View Post
      question... marin would you be willing to travel out of the area, say killeen by chance...???? and also i have an 89 bmw e30 and was wondering if your knowledge is as good in other makes as well.. at the moment i dont need any work but in the future it would be nice to know who to go to incase i need some work... and if it would help i could pay for gas lol.. seriously though i would pay for the gas...
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      11-16-2010 06:20 PM #16
      Hi Marin,

      I need some help with my car (Vw Jetta MKV 2007), I live in Plano.

      Could you please send me your cell phone number via PM so I can contact you!

      Cheers man,

      Beto

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      12-04-2010 09:42 PM #17

      For a great guy.
      This man is for real, he know what he is doing.
      help me all the way with my cluster swap.
      I will recommend this guy to any one needing some work done in there car.
      Thank you. Marin
      Last edited by Williams04GTI; 12-04-2010 at 09:50 PM.

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      12-08-2010 11:17 PM #18
      Another 5 thumbs up for Marin!

      My FSI Passat was acting crappy, had a CEL. Marin ran my codes. I had 4, maybe 7. He says it's none of these things (the codes), it's the PCV. I was like, "Whaaaaat."

      He replaced the PCV. Car runs great, all codes gone. Crisis averted

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      12-09-2010 09:07 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by xturboexpress View Post
      Another 5 thumbs up for Marin!

      My FSI Passat was acting crappy, had a CEL. Marin ran my codes. I had 4, maybe 7. He says it's none of these things (the codes), it's the PCV. I was like, "Whaaaaat."

      He replaced the PCV. Car runs great, all codes gone. Crisis averted
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      01-02-2011 09:24 PM #20
      PM'd Marin (jetta ,97) today with vag com help and he called me within the hour! DFW has a genuine VW tech other than the dealers', on a Sunday no less.

      Thanks again Marin!!! Post your shop's addy when you have it set up.


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      02-09-2011 10:28 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by 10Ten View Post
      David what you think about this?
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...in-my-99.5-TDI
      My Jetta TDI MK5 with MK6 cluster

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      02-09-2011 12:33 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by jetta ,97 View Post
      very cool. i just forwarded the video to Carl, who is a jetta nut. Carl's the guy who you helped with his tranny in his jetta.

      by the way, your work like that gives me lots of confidence in you in case we need to deal with specialized issues in the future... like a DSG --> 6MT side by side swap from a TT, in case that ever was on the table.
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      02-11-2011 10:36 PM #23
      What about price for a LSD Install on my DSG (MKV 2.0T FSI DSG 2007)

      Have a good one Marin.

      Beto

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      02-16-2011 02:44 PM #24
      *R32 1518*, biggest head ever to fit in a GOLF!
      Congrats, turd burglar.

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      02-16-2011 09:40 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by rajuncajun37 View Post

      Thanks for the info man!

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