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Good Ranger Mechanic in Austin, TX

Can anyone recommend a good Ranger Mechanic in Austin, TX? I've only really went to the dealer for items and I'd like to get my ball joints and upper control arms replaced without paying through the nose.

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Try Sean Lowrey, I heard he can do just about anything.
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I live in Austin.. I work at Kurts Auto Werks and would trust anyone at this shop to work on my vehicle, but we're pretty pricey.


That or we could knock it out one Saturday at my place with a case of beer. I live up North by Anderson Mill and 183 .. PM me. ball joints aren't really that bad, you'll just need to go get an alignment after we're done.
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99ranger4x4 I'm going to take you up on that offer!
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might make it lunch too if i end up doing work, sorry to break the bank
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Hey man I'll take you to lunch no problemo! Well you dont' wanna go to Ruth Chris do you? lol
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matt when youre done there come to SA and do mine. need to get them done like 6 months ago
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Hey man I'll take you to lunch no problemo! Well you dont' wanna go to Ruth Chris do you? lol
Whats Ruth Chris?

googled: hehehe that looks WAY too fancy for me.. I like a nice meal now and then, but thats a little too expensive looking haha

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matt when youre done there come to SA and do mine. need to get them done like 6 months ago
I can do that.. I'm gonna go meet with the Head of Service at a chevy dealer tomorrow morning and see if he'll hire me Get me some gas money and buy me a burger to eat while we watch the Mail Chick do her thing.

it won't take too long.. the lowers are real easy, uppers are a bit more of a PITA since the bolts are tricky to get to.
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No problem Matt you just let me know when we can meet. You can diagnose the issue and then when I get the parts in I can take you to lunch!
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Still looking for suggestions. I think Matts a bit busy right now so I'm up for suggestions. I'd like to find someone honest and who isn't terribly expensive mainly because I'm on a very limited budget being unemployed.
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Buy them from rockauto.com
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Still looking for suggestions. I think Matts a bit busy right now so I'm up for suggestions. I'd like to find someone honest and who isn't terribly expensive mainly because I'm on a very limited budget being unemployed.
haha sorry man, work mon/wed/fri then school tues/thurs 11am-10pm. last weekend I went to houston then went camping when we got back saturday.

I should be able to look at it Friday after work ( i get off at 1-2) or Saturday i should be around for most of the day. I'll give you a call Friday.
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