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Shops in the springs???

So we just got the wife a 04 excursion with the 6.0 in it.. Anyone know any good shops here in the springs? We wanna do the egr delete, fix the head gasket/studs, do a new oil cooler etc.. It has just over 103K on the odo so we wanna fix it before anything happens.

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There aren't too many shops here that specialize in diesels. PCD (Patterson Custom Diesel) is here, but I have heard some horror stories from people that have taken their PSDs there. I have no plans on having them do any work on my truck. I will try to remember what the other shop is here and post it up for you.


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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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I'm in the same boat. Just got a '08 F250 looking to get some work done ie DPF, CAI and tuner. more looking to order parts. and get a little help. Stuck in the sand box for now. wife is home driving it. can't find any shops in the springs or the area. could use the help.
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Unless it's something that requires special tools and/or a lift, I say do all the work yourself. You'll save a lot of money, and have the pleasure of actually completing the work with your own hands. There are always people willing to help ya as well.


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to true i try to do it myself if and when i can. the auto craft shop on post is great place. i do draw the line at welding. i dont know how. so i dont want to mess it up. lol. i do a lot of the work on my Jeep there. thanks for the advice.
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Unless it's something that requires special tools and/or a lift, I say do all the work yourself. You'll save a lot of money, and have the pleasure of actually completing the work with your own hands. There are always people willing to help ya as well.
Well I used to do that, but the 6.0 scares me lol, and my mechanic buddy is in afghan land until june..

Anyone ever hear of this shop in denver or have any exp with them?

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