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Mechanic in Portland Oregon

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#1 skybren


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Posted 22 December 2004 - 09:54 PM

I have a 1993 loyale 4wd sedan that is using oil. I would like to either get a rebuild or replace with japanese import engine. Any pro's or cons on that issue. Also is their a quality subaru mechanic in the portland Oregon area, thanks

#2 edrach


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Posted 22 December 2004 - 10:08 PM

Send richierich a PM; he has an excellent shop in Portland.

Also is their a quality subaru mechanic in the portland Oregon area, thanks

#3 northguy


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Posted 22 December 2004 - 11:00 PM

I'll second that - Richie is good.

#4 Hondasucks


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Posted 22 December 2004 - 11:43 PM

I'll third that, Richie knows his shizzle!

#5 ballitch


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 12:32 AM

Too bad I never heard of this richierich before, could have used him like a year and a half ago when my 86 GL blew HG's and went to crap, best part; a place in Lake Oswego that works on subes said i sucked a damn valve, only all my valves were fine when i took block apart, but my HG's weren't.

#6 edrach


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 12:37 AM

Send richierich a PM; he has an excellent shop in Portland.

Also, if you look up his profile I think he has a website for the shop. I'd post it if I could remember it.....darn senior moments.....:rolleyes:

#7 Flowmastered87GL


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 12:51 AM

Richie's site is here:


The page is still under construction, but it has some basic info on it.

I have taken afew of my cars to Richie and I find him to be the most reasonable/ethical mechanic I have ever encountered.

#8 hooziewhatsit


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 02:09 AM

My parents use a guy just east of Sandy that really knows his stuff also. Although that would be a bit of a drive for you.

If you're interested, let me know

#9 swiftt


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 11:54 AM

There's Mountain Tech Subaru in Oregon City. I've never taken anything there, as I do my own stuff, but I did buy a Japanese import EA71 from them. The owner was very friendly and pleasant to deal with. I'm very satisfied with the engine he sold me too.

#10 Syrinx


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Posted 23 December 2004 - 05:30 PM

Jerry and Ben at Mountain tech are good. They have been doing Soobs for years. But I do find them overpriced.

Richie is great, he's a member of this board and does quality work. I would check him out.


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