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Old 03-26-2013, 10:59 PM
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Honda/Acura Mechanic in North NJ

Hi everyone
my name is Paul and i have been working for Honda and Acura as a mechanic for over 10 years
I am located in Clifton NJ
If anyone here needs any work done to their Honda/Acura .
I will be more than happy to help you out
I have a nice size garage at home that i work out of
Anything from Maintenance to Upgrades.
And if i cant do the work i will try to point you in thr right direction.
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:18 AM
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For a limited time only

Trans service $ 50
VTM-4 $ 50
Power Steering Flush $50

V6-Timing belt kit$ 450 (new timing belt ,water pump,drive belt,new coolant)
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would you do custom exhausts?
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How much to change my clutch spring? Or maybe the entire clutch master and slave cylinder?
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Thanks for making yourself available to the community. Do you have a fender roller?
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No i dont do any type of welding yet
So far i can offer dealer type of work at great prices
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I know this isn't exactly dealer type work per say but would you be able to install coilovers with EDFC controller?
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How much for oil change?
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Hey everyone
I'm sorry i have not responded to any PM lately
I just had a new family member come into our lives ,Baby boy , so i have been busy with him and did not have any time to do anything else
Now its slowly getting easier so i will be able to do work in my garage
So if you guys are still interested
Let me know
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would you be available to drive out somewhere to check out a car (for a fee of course)

my mechanic said my valves are bent but i want a second opinion before i proceed with those repairs. its a half hr drive from clifton
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Sometimes I'm unable to answer all questions on time
The best way to reach me is by
[email protected]
Or text me @ 201-562-8576
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Met up with OP to do minor maintenance, great guy
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Met up with OP to do minor maintenance, great guy
Thanks for the opportunity to help you out
Hope everything is good
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Do you do any body repair? Specifically front bumper? Needs to be buffed and repainted.
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Super cool guy went in for a routine transmission drain and fill!! accommodated my busy schedule and didn't even get pissed off for me moving my appointment... will be going to him for any routine stuff for the car

Don't forget to pm about the rotors and camber kit!!
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Super cool guy went in for a routine transmission drain and fill!! accommodated my busy schedule and didn't even get pissed off for me moving my appointment... will be going to him for any routine stuff for the car

Don't forget to pm about the rotors and camber kit!!
Tirerack.com will have the best selection as far as i know
It all depends on your budget
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I'm Paul Too! Who does the best buyable J32 builds in the country Bro? Looking for 350+ horses for the street, 2001 CLS. TNX Hamblaster
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I'm Paul Too! Who does the best buyable J32 builds in the country Bro? Looking for 350+ horses for the street, 2001 CLS. TNX Hamblaster
Hi when it comes to engine building ,i dont know anyone at this time
but if i come across anyone reliable i will let you know
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whats does your transmission service include?
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whats does your transmission service include?
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trans service
drain and fill service
drain old fluid and refill with up to 3 quarts of honda ATF DW-1 fluid
new drain bolt washer
$50
If you want to do the 3x3 fluid change its $100 plus your fluid
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Paul is a great guy. He work on my Acura Legend.
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trans service is basically drain and fill your trans fluid with 3 quarts of acura dw-1 atf
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So finally came time to work on my wifes 04 MDX
with 186k on the clock
i did the following
t-belt kit with new tensioner
new radiator (started to leak on the bottom ) with new rad hoses
new front engine mount
valve adjustment with new spark plugs ,new valve cover gaskets
coolant cross over pipe gaskets (wasnt leaking but i figured with the manifold off it was easy access
new thermostat
cleaned out the gear on my starter (it was making noise at start up)
put in aftermarket trans cooler to by pass the radiator cooler
cleaned out throttle body and intake manifold from carbon build up
restored headlights
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Headlight restoration
1.Before
2.during
3.After

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some pics of engine maitnance

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hi, looking for a mechanic for maintenance stuff for my wife's mdx. how much for an A1 service. i'm a couple towns over
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hi, looking for a mechanic for maintenance stuff for my wife's mdx. how much for an A1 service. i'm a couple towns over
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Paul just completed the sooner than needed 105k maintenance for my 2003 Acura CL-S. (prepping for sale soon)

As well as headlight restoration/brake work/transmission fluid flush and other odds and ends he noticed and informed me about...and worked with me to take care of.

I highly recommend Paul and his work he sweats the details and does incredible work.

Some "clickable" pics below of my headlight restoration and motor maintenance.
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Thank you for giving me the opportunity to work on your car
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Congratulations on the baby boy

It's really great to have a Honda/Acura mechanic offering their services to us here
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Hey paul, Just sent pm about schedule/appt
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Hey Paul, I was planning on changing the DRL's, Fog lamps to HID and the Switchbacks to LED. I was wondering if you could do it and if so, let me know the damage. Thanks.
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Just met up w Paul, great guy, def going back when i need some more work done
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Merry christmas and happy New Year to all

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Hey Paul, I sent you a PM. Happy New Year!
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hey paul

i got 78k on my 2009 acura tsx

i've just routinely changed the oil, oil filter, drain/filled the atf, new tires and new brakes so far while i've had the car.

i think i'm supposed to do a coolant drain too? i bought the fluid but haven't done it yet.

anything you recommend my car needs for maintenance?
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hey paul

i got 78k on my 2009 acura tsx

i've just routinely changed the oil, oil filter, drain/filled the atf, new tires and new brakes so far while i've had the car.

i think i'm supposed to do a coolant drain too? i bought the fluid but haven't done it yet.

anything you recommend my car needs for maintenance?
since you are doing the coolant drain and fill
replace the radiator hoses ,over time they dry out (just a precaution)get that out of the way at the same time
cabin filter been replaced ?
whats good about those cars is that they have minimal maintenance.
check your front lower control arm bushings (compliance bushings ) the tear over time
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105k maintenance

Hi Paul,


I have a 2003 TL-S. How much do you charge for the 105k mile service (new timing belt, water pump, drive belt, etc.)?
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Hi Paul, I have a 2003 TL-S. How much do you charge for the 105k mile service (new timing belt, water pump, drive belt, etc.)?
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For a timing belt ,water pump , drive belt , coolant $450
I also recommend replacing timing belt tensioner which is $100 extra parts only
Best would be for me to look the car over
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