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Title: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: ilyafish on February 23, 2009, 09:50:59 AM
I know that all of you guys know places throughout the US of trustworthy places where you would take your coach in the event of a repair thats needed, and i'm not sure if there is an existing list, but if not, I think it would be very helpfull for all of you guys to chime in, and I can compile a printable spreadsheet based by state of some of these places, and maybe even make something that is editable and based online so that as you guys come up with more places you can add them.

Let me know your thoughts!


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair sh
Post by: JohnEd on February 23, 2009, 10:18:41 AM
Kaisers alignment in Eugene, Or.

Southern Or. Diesel in Roseberg, Or.

John


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: Blacksheep on February 23, 2009, 10:22:02 AM
Central Florida Bus Repair
Lakeland, Florida
John Silver
863-665-8155


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: uncle ned on February 23, 2009, 11:05:15 AM
David's coach and truck services
8905 HWY 18 South
Connelly Springs nc 28612

between Morganton and shelby nc
 
828 874 6105 work
828 397 2456 home

one of the best detroit guys around.

When you walk into his shop and can see yourself on the floor. You know he is the kind of guy that will take good care of your bus. He will tell you that the first thing he will do is steam clean it. dirt and mechanics work do not go together.  Also his home phone is meant to be used if you have trouble. He looks after his customers.

I broke my coach in Penn. on sunday called david and he helped me find a repair person. and had a wrecker standing buy if needed to bring me home.

Uncle Ned
"Huggy Bear"


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: uncle ned on February 23, 2009, 11:07:56 AM


Russell's Diesel
2080 John Shehan Road
Mill Spring NC

Has on of the nices't 4103's around  DDEC turboed 6/71 power steering

nice guy


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: Ednj on February 23, 2009, 11:20:37 AM
How about a blast from the past. :o

bus repair shop list
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Posted by Bob Wood so cal on November 29, 19103 at 20:53:36 PST:
In Reply to: Re: Just back from FL ... (maybe long) posted by Bob Wood so cal on November 29, 19103 at 20:49:36 PST:

i meant to say TAKE a list. i found one i had saved on my computer, here it is...

CA, L.A area- All Systems Bus Repair,
818-535-6420, talk to Ben.
CA, Bakersfield - Delaney & Alf - 805-322-5064 - submitted by Gary Deeds (garydeedsatEarthlink.net)

CA, Pioneer - Frank Fertig at no company mentioned - no phone - submitted by jmaxwell (no email)

CA, San Diego, HB industries Bob Rowsell 619) 561-9048

CO, Denver - Pete Zanetti at International Family Missions - 888-FIX-A-BUS - submitted by Joe K (ifmgrace@juno.com)

GA, Atlanta - Ray Cox at Coach & Truck Services - 404-758-0569 - submitted by Chuck MC8 (no email)

NJ, Berlin - Luke at U.S. Coach Services - 888-262-2434 - submitted by Bill Murray (murrayharley@aol.com)

OH, Johnstown - Rick Flora at Flora Diesel Service - 800-433-8271 - submitted by merlin (mmoon@columbus.rr.com)

OK, Tulsa - Bill Rose at Pacesetter Coach - 918-492-9542 - submitted by BJ (no email) & Mallie (okiebus@cwis.net)

ON, Ottawa - Ken Clark at Clark of Ottawa - 913-244-3707 - submitted by DaveD (ddulmage@recorder.ca}

OR, Roseburg - Dave & Dennis Gregory at So. Oregon Diesel - 541-672-7400 - submitted by jmaxwell (no email)

SC, Greenville - Juan Faneyette at Delta Power Systems - 864-271-1967 - submitted by Lorraine Rennie (top@america.net)

SC, Spartanburg - Todd at Marlow Truck& Trailer - 864-578-9576 - submitted by Charles Fretwell (bbqpit@bellsouth.net)

TX, Mineral Wells - Gene at Tejas Coach Works - 940-325-2332 - submitted by bob77AMG (no email)

TN Bennett Bus Works in McMinnville, Tennessee 931-815-3080

Publication for sale: "Bus Garage Index" lists 1500 Bus Garages for $28.00 + $5.00 shipping (http://www.busride.com) submitted by Joe Laird (akroyaleagle@aol.com)






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Comments: :  i meant to say TAKE a list. i found one i had saved on my computer, here it is...

: CA, L.A area- All Systems Bus Repair,
:  818-535-6420, talk to Ben.
: CA, Bakersfield - Delaney & Alf - 805-322-5064 - submitted by Gary Deeds (garydeedsatEarthlink.net)

: CA, Pioneer - Frank Fertig at no company mentioned - no phone - submitted by jmaxwell (no email)

: CA, San Diego, HB industries Bob Rowsell  619) 561-9048

: CO, Denver - Pete Zanetti at International Family Missions - 888-FIX-A-BUS - submitted by Joe K (ifmgrace@juno.com)

: GA, Atlanta - Ray Cox at Coach & Truck Services - 404-758-0569 - submitted by Chuck MC8 (no email)

: NJ, Berlin - Luke at U.S. Coach Services - 888-262-2434 - submitted by Bill Murray (murrayharley@aol.com)

: OH, Johnstown - Rick Flora at Flora Diesel Service - 800-433-8271 - submitted by merlin (mmoon@columbus.rr.com)

: OK, Tulsa - Bill Rose at Pacesetter Coach - 918-492-9542 - submitted by BJ (no email) & Mallie (okiebus@cwis.net)

: ON, Ottawa - Ken Clark at Clark of Ottawa - 913-244-3707 - submitted by DaveD (ddulmage@recorder.ca}

: OR, Roseburg - Dave & Dennis Gregory at So. Oregon Diesel - 541-672-7400 - submitted by jmaxwell (no email)

: SC, Greenville - Juan Faneyette at Delta Power Systems - 864-271-1967 - submitted by Lorraine Rennie (top@america.net)

: SC, Spartanburg - Todd at Marlow Truck& Trailer - 864-578-9576 - submitted by Charles Fretwell (bbqpit@bellsouth.net)

: TX, Mineral Wells - Gene at Tejas Coach Works - 940-325-2332 - submitted by bob77AMG (no email)

: TN Bennett Bus Works in McMinnville, Tennessee 931-815-3080

: Publication for sale: "Bus Garage Index" lists 1500 Bus Garages for $28.00 + $5.00 shipping (http://www.busride.com) submitted by Joe Laird (akroyaleagle@aol.com)

 


 



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Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: TomC on February 23, 2009, 01:07:01 PM
For Detroit Diesel 2 stroke speciality engine repair and rebuilding- Don Fairchild in Bakersfield, Ca. 661-391-4520


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: JimGnitecki on May 15, 2009, 09:25:02 PM
I know this thread is a few months old now, but I would like to add a shop that I had a really nice experience at recently right after buying my Eagle, when the Bennett shifter for the Allison 740 decided to act up.

These folks not only diagnosd and repaired the problem well, but charged me a VERY reasonable price for the work, which I relaly appreciated, as I have been out of work for several months now:

Baton Rouge Detroit Diesel & Allison service 225-275-9683  “Tyler” (for transmission  work) and “Robert” (Overall shop service manager)

They are just a few minutes north of the interstate.

Jim Gnitecki


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: HighTechRedneck on May 16, 2009, 03:38:37 AM
http://www.busconversions.com/bbs/index.php?topic=4346.0


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: skihor on May 16, 2009, 05:10:45 AM
More RV related but some diesel places are listed. I suppose one could add more.
http://rvservicereviews.com./
Don & Sheila




Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: John316 on May 16, 2009, 05:47:36 AM
This is a good start on what I have been talking about. Then all that would have to be added would be star ratings from personal experience.

God bless,

John


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: luvrbus on May 16, 2009, 06:43:04 AM
Ian over on BNO beat you to it he has a list state by state for you guys  good luck


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair sh
Post by: JohnEd on May 16, 2009, 01:47:17 PM
Can we list this site permanently on our site?  What a gold mine....and, we aren't liable.

John


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: buswarrior on May 17, 2009, 08:54:23 PM
BNO busnut mobile, especially designed to access via your mobile device:

www.busnut.mobi

happy coaching!
buswarrior


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: ruthi on May 18, 2009, 07:48:23 PM
Bennet bus works in McMinnville,Tn, no longer in buisness.


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: akroyaleagle on May 19, 2009, 06:29:14 AM
I've had great luck with the Bus Garage Index. Never had a bad deal with those listed.

But it is great to see others recommendations for shops they have visited.


Title: Re: Is there a list (if not lets start one) of trustworthy coach/truck repair shops?
Post by: Slide on May 19, 2009, 11:24:03 AM
TN. A-1 Diesel Hendersonville (615) 824-4230 (just outside Nashville) Been there twice with my 05 Eagle,Great Folks.