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Auto Diagnosis and Repair


50 per hour - - Posted Oct 28, 2015

Hello all! I am here to save the world from over-priced shop rates....ok, so maybe saving the world is a stretch. However, I do have a pretty extensive understanding of how to diagnose, maintain, and repair vehicles.

Like any respectable shop (which seem to be few and far between these days), I believe in doing what's right, not what's easy. I have never and will never cut corners. This means strictly following manufacturers torque specs and using factory parts whenever possible. I find it alarming the number of ASE certified technicians that have a "good enough" attitude when working on cars.

I treat every vehicle I work on as if it were my own.

Training & Qualifications

Full disclosure, I have no official certification. What I do have though is 10+ years of car ownership spanning over 20 vehicles from over 10 different manufacturers. It was my bad luck with cars when I was younger that was my driving force (pun intended) to learn about cars. In addition to my own vehicles, I have worked on many vehicles for friends and acquaintances. Generally speaking, cars all work on the same principles (with a few exceptions of course), so my working knowledge can be transposed to various makes rather easily. However, rest assured that I will not take on a project in which I am not 100 percent confident. I have yet to make a noteworthy mistake.

My list of experiences include:

Brake pad and rotor replacement

Suspension work

Engine/transmission removal and installation

Clutch replacement

Replacement of various sensors and other engine components (spark plugs, distributors, alternators, starters, gaskets, etc.)

Aftermarket upgrades installation (headlight housings, HIDs, tail light housings, custom LED interior lighting, stereos, subwoofers, amplifiers, speakers, etc.)

Availability & Preferences

Simbi has forced me to list an hourly rate. However, I typically charge by the job. If you would like to know what I would like in exchange for your specific job, please ask. :-)

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!


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About Dylan Adams

Hello! Over the 10+ years I have been a car owner, I have learned many skills in the automotive industry. It didn't take long for me to realize that I didn't want to pay shop prices for auto repairs.... I am always happy to take on new tasks that offer me the chance to advance my knowledge even further. The list of things I've done includes: Brakes, Suspension, Ignition, Clutch Replacement, Transmission removal and installation, engine removal and installation, fluid changes, engine component replacement (spark plugs, EGR, alternators, power steering pumps, oxygen sensors, various other sensors), and custom electronics installation (car stereos, custom lighting, subwoofers, speakers, amplifiers, and capacitors). I have extensive knowledge of Honda/Acura vehicles, but most of the knowledge holds true to all manufacturers. I will never do work on someone else's vehicle unless I am 100 percent confident in what I'm doing. I have never caused damage to any vehicle on which I have ever worked. I also do not shortcut ANYTHING! It amazes me the number of ASE certified technicians that have a "good enough" attitude when working on cars. I always torque bolts to spec and use factory fluids and parts whenever possible. So if you want better than shop quality work without shop prices, I'm your guy!show more

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