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Chicagoland shop recommendations?

Discussion in 'Chicago' started by psb1013, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. psb1013

    psb1013 Karting

    Feb 4, 2017
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    Ordered AP headers and Kline exhaust for my '06 430 spider. Can any owners here from the Chicagoland area recommend a good installation shop? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. E60 M5

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  3. ShadowLAP

    ShadowLAP Formula Junior

    May 15, 2017
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    I would second that. Continental Autosports and Lake Forest Sportscars have provided excellent quality work for me.
     
  4. KBR54

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    Sep 23, 2017
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    Timo’s Autohouse. I was very happy with their work and the reasonable billing.
    I had them install Capristo Headers/Brackets, full service all fluids changed, new Battery and Tires.


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  5. psb1013

    psb1013 Karting

    Feb 4, 2017
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    Thanks for all the advice, guys. However, I'm a bit hesitant to go to the dealers because I know they'll charge an arm and a leg on labor. Someone mentioned that one owner had a muffler replaced by his local Ferrari dealer and was charged $3,500 for labor alone! That's just insane!
     
  6. wildcat326

    wildcat326 Formula 3
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    Supposedly the best Chicagoland specialist exhaust shop - bar none - is One Stop Muffler & Brake in East Chicago, IN. Never mind the unassuming name and rough location, I’ve met countless high-end car owners, particularly among the German and Tuner crowd, who swear by his genius. I spoke to him about fabricating a custom exhaust for my 308, and he wanted $200 for labor if we used my components, or $500 for soup to nuts. Try that route, I think Tom was his name.
     
  7. FastAlex

    FastAlex Rookie

    Dec 11, 2016
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    Best exotic independent is B-ROGUE Built (Carol Stream/Hanover Park). He has an F430 there for clutch right now, and works primarily on Lambos, Audi R8s, and Ferraris. Great guys too. Built me a full titanium straight pipe setup for my Gallardo and have installed exhausts on most Huracans/Aventadors running around Chicago.

    Call Brandon: 630-890-1795 -- Tell him Alex with the Orange Gallardo sent you.

    www.b-rogue.com
     
  8. DanielGA

    DanielGA Karting

    Mar 19, 2018
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    Daniel A.
    Anyone used "One Stop Muffler & Brake in East Chicago, IN" or some one else in the area? I am interested in a custom exhaust too...for the price range of several hundred dollars (for Mondial 8).
     
  9. Fiat2Ferrari

    Fiat2Ferrari Karting

    Nov 2, 2013
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    Chicago
    What about Autosprint in the city? They seem to be Italian car-centric. Or, what about the guys on Lincoln Ave, just north of Fullerton? They have a 308 and a 360 (?) in there now.
     

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