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Old 03-27-2008, 01:32 PM   #1
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I needed some mechanical work done, most of it custom, underneath the car.

Try The Vette Shoppe 480-945-9030.

On McClintock, north of University in Tempe.

Work was done well, prices were reasonable, and they were honest, I didn't get any BS.

You need an appointment, so they can make room for your car inside, and they only do mechanical/electrical work on cars up to 1996, no fiberglas, or late model cars.

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Another good, honest and knowledgable shop [in Phoenix west valley area] is Jake's Auto Repair on 96th Avenue (off of Peoria Ave. just west of the W. 101 loop). He is a general repair shop but always has a Corvette or two being worked on. We just moved to TN from the Phoenix area and need to find another good shop.
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I tried the Vette shop and they were terrible I would not recommend them at all.
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I run it out of my garage(for the time being). All work done by a professional A/P Mechanic. Appointments are necessary. The only thing I will not do is Paint & body.
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I tried the Vette shop and they were terrible I would not recommend them at all.

I'm thinking if you make a statement like that you should at least give a reason...........
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I run it out of my garage(for the time being). All work done by a professional A/P Mechanic. Appointments are necessary. The only thing I will not do is Paint & body.
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Found this about it:

The Vette Shop
Contact Name: Ken Carollo
Street: 625 S. McClintock
City/State/ZIP: Tempe AZ 85281
Phone: 480-945-9030

5-Stars - Submitted By: Relbiker
Ken is the BEST!! fair in every way and an absolute ace on all ( especially C-3s )Corvettes. He can fix ANY part of a Corvette just don't be in a hurry as he isn't!!
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I'm thinking if you make a statement like that you should at least give a reason...........
I took the car in to get the car running for emmissions. The car ran worse than when I took it in, plus he cut up a NOS TI harness and
rewrapped in electrical tape. He fixed the tilt and the steering wheel was way off. I am sure some people have had good luck but not me.
I still would not recommend them.
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