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Unread 10-11-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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New Hampshire Mechanic Recommendation

Looking for recommendations on a decent and affordable mechanic for my 97 TJ. Needs some basic maintenance caught up on... I live on the NH Seacoast, so Rochester/Dover/Portsmouth area is ideal. Thanks!

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Unread 10-11-2010, 06:20 PM   #2
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not really in your area but when I lived in Manchester I went to Bob and Sons on Kelly Street.
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Unread 01-07-2012, 03:25 PM   #3
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Unread 02-28-2012, 03:10 PM   #4
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Unread 03-16-2012, 03:56 PM   #5
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Need a little work done, anyone have favorite mechanic. Or anyone with some know how want to help to a little maintenance work.
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:45 PM   #6
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Steve's Jeep Country right on Route 4 in Epsom is probably one of the best Jeep shops in New Hampshire. It isn't that bad of a drive from the seacoast.
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Unread 03-25-2012, 02:44 PM   #7
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Steve's Jeep Country right on Route 4 in Epsom is probably one of the best Jeep shops in New Hampshire. It isn't that bad of a drive from the seacoast.
Not trying to be a bad guy here, but a friend of mine had a set of 4.56 gears and a Super 35 kit with an OX Locker installed here a couple years ago. A hundred miles later one of the wheel bearings chewed through an axle shaft at 60 MPH causing a 35" BFG mud to leave the vehicle on the highway. Opened up the diff to find that there were no axle seals ever installed in the axle and the gears were still dry like they never had any oil on them. Brought the issue to steve's looking only to get the problem corrected with no hard feelings, and they flatly denied any wrong doing, and offered to fix it for about $2500. I mean come on, there were no axle seals in the tube.

That was a couple years ago, so things may be different, but make an informed decision.

That being said, I work at Davies Tire in Portsmouth on Islington St. and we're damn good...

Just sayin... lol
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Unread 03-30-2012, 07:55 PM   #8
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Not trying to be a bad guy here, but a friend of mine had a set of 4.56 gears and a Super 35 kit with an OX Locker installed here a couple years ago. A hundred miles later one of the wheel bearings chewed through an axle shaft at 60 MPH causing a 35" BFG mud to leave the vehicle on the highway. Opened up the diff to find that there were no axle seals ever installed in the axle and the gears were still dry like they never had any oil on them. Brought the issue to steve's looking only to get the problem corrected with no hard feelings, and they flatly denied any wrong doing, and offered to fix it for about $2500. I mean come on, there were no axle seals in the tube.

That was a couple years ago, so things may be different, but make an informed decision.

That being said, I work at Davies Tire in Portsmouth on Islington St. and we're damn good...

Just sayin... lol
Didnt some new guy buy steves jeep country a year or 2 ago or recently? Could have been the old owners but either way id bring it to dmicucci's shop above that he listed id definitly trust him working on my jeeps
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Unread 03-31-2012, 02:58 PM   #9
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Steve's Jeep Country right on Route 4 in Epsom is probably one of the best Jeep shops in New Hampshire. It isn't that bad of a drive from the seacoast.
I called Steves Jeep Country last year to buy 5 new rims and 5 new tires and have them mounted, balanced and installed. they didnt want to order them or install them. the guy acted like it was too small of a job. they lost all my business and i dont tell people to go there.
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Unread 04-03-2012, 06:32 PM   #10
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Driving Straight Again.

Well I had an alignment done today at Davies and no complaints. Steering Wheel no long shakes like it's going to fall off at 45mph and no scratches on my wheels which other places often said would happen.

Thanks - Davies Tire
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