F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > 2012-2019 BMW 3 and 4-Series Forums > Regional Forums > USA - Mid-Atlantic > Tire/mechanic shop
European Auto Source (EAS)
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-07-2018, 09:56 PM   #1
mat9
Private First Class
United_States
59
Rep
111
Posts

Drives: 428i
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Silver Spring, MD

iTrader: (0)

Can anyone recommend a shop where they can mount tires, do rotations, etc. in Maryland? If it's closer to Rockville or glen Bernie, even better. I've taken my car to the usual places and had mixed experiences, I had a guy break my security wheel lug nut, didn't fix his mistake. Had to go get it drilled out by a mechanic, then had to buy a new key out of pocket... Another one took a wheel off and tossed it face down into the pavement in front of me. More recently, one installed new tpms sensors, one of which was leaking, he dodged me for weeks to avoid rectifying the problem.
I'm just looking for a place where cavemen won't be doing the work and care about the work they do...
Any guidance is appreciated.
Appreciate 0
      10-08-2018, 09:38 PM   #2
John in VA
Major
458
Rep
1,284
Posts

Drives: 2015 228i M Sport
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Leesburg, VA

iTrader: (2)

Sorry to read of your experiences! Hope neither of these were the less than stellar shops:

Martin's Auto Service
8100 H Beechcraft Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20897
301-926-8977

BMW Excluservice
12224 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
301-231-5400
__________________
____________________________________________
2015 BMW 228i in EstorilBlau II Metallic / Terra Dakota Leather - 6-speed manual, M Sport Package, Cold Weather Package, Lighting Package, Premium Package, Harman Kardon premium sound, Anti-theft alarm system
Appreciate 1
mat959.00

      10-13-2018, 10:51 AM   #3
sean2648
First Lieutenant
sean2648's Avatar
United_States
142
Rep
324
Posts

Drives: 2015 335i
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Hagerstown

iTrader: (5)

really interesting that neither of those first 2 shops corrected those problems and paid for it. no way any halfway decent shop is breaking your security lock, drilling it out, then making you pay for it out of pocket, must have been some sketch place
Appreciate 0
      11-18-2018, 07:26 AM   #4
335xi Beast
Major
335xi Beast's Avatar
United_States
238
Rep
1,450
Posts

Drives: 2016 M235i // 2014 550xi //E92
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Frederick, MD

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mat9 View Post
Can anyone recommend a shop where they can mount tires, do rotations, etc. in Maryland? If it's closer to Rockville or glen Bernie, even better. I've taken my car to the usual places and had mixed experiences, I had a guy break my security wheel lug nut, didn't fix his mistake. Had to go get it drilled out by a mechanic, then had to buy a new key out of pocket... Another one took a wheel off and tossed it face down into the pavement in front of me. More recently, one installed new tpms sensors, one of which was leaking, he dodged me for weeks to avoid rectifying the problem.
I'm just looking for a place where cavemen won't be doing the work and care about the work they do...
Any guidance is appreciated.
Call up Aktiv automotive in G-Burg. Kevin Lucas is the owner/mechanic who is very honest and knowledgeable. He works on my BMW's and has all the latest software and updates needed for any BMW. Prices are extremely reasonable!
Tell him Mike Watson sent you. Their number is 301 869-3200.
__________________
2016 M235i // Black Sapphire // Black Dakota // Tech // CW // Premium // HK // BM3 stage 1 // BMS intake // H&R // Evolution CP // PS 4's
Appreciate 0
      02-27-2019, 10:12 PM   #5
Tomo366
Private First Class
United_States
18
Rep
100
Posts

Drives: 2014 328D
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Kensington Md

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 BMW 328D  [0.00]
Quality Discount Tire in Kensington Taking my Tires business to them for 13 great folks
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST