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Old 03-07-2015, 02:17 PM   #1
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Need Good Machine Shop in Portland Area

Hello All,

I'm planning on pulling the heads, cylinders, pistons off a '01 BMW R1200C. After 92k miles she needs a little TLC. I'm looking for a machine shop in the Portland area that has experience with refurbishing BMW heads. Any recommendations?

Thanks for your help and time,

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Old 03-07-2015, 08:34 PM   #2
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Don't know about BMW specific experience, but these guys are like opposite ends of the spectrum. If they can't help you, they will know somebody who can.

http://brongmachineworks.com/

gilbertson machine shop inc. 503 233 6491
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Old 03-08-2015, 08:13 AM   #3
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Don't know about BMW specific experience, but these guys are like opposite ends of the spectrum. If they can't help you, they will know somebody who can.

http://brongmachineworks.com/

gilbertson machine shop inc. 503 233 6491
I know nothing about them, but their building is pretty cool.
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Old 03-08-2015, 09:35 AM   #4
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Steve Prokop comes to mind. He's in Dundee
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=336303
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I always used Rick's Cylinder Head Services in Milwaukie for my automotive/motorcycle needs when I lived in Milwaukie. Always did excellent work on whatever I brought him. The Toyota dealership and many other repair shops in Gladstone/Oregon City also use his services. He's been there a long time and has an excellent reputation.

Rick's 14511 SE River Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97267
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Old 03-08-2015, 09:44 AM   #6
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Don't know about BMW specific experience, but these guys are like opposite ends of the spectrum. If they can't help you, they will know somebody who can.

http://brongmachineworks.com/

gilbertson machine shop inc. 503 233 6491
Cool shop, but he's set up for manufacturing. Like Peterman. You want someone that specializes in engine work. Kind of two different worlds in specialized machine shops.
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Old 03-08-2015, 11:50 AM   #7
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Portland Me, is 1 hour from MAX BMW. They are a pretty good bunch and I feel confident they would refer you to the local shop they use.

MAX 209 Lafayette Rd, North Hampton, NH 03862
(603) 964-2877
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Portland Me, is 1 hour from MAX BMW. They are a pretty good bunch and I feel confident they would refer you to the local shop they use.

MAX 209 Lafayette Rd, North Hampton, NH 03862
(603) 964-2877
And about 3,300 miles from Portland Oregon
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Old 03-08-2015, 12:11 PM   #9
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Portland Me, is 1 hour from MAX BMW. They are a large dealership and are a pretty good bunch and I feel confident they would refer you to the local shop they use. MAX, North Hampton, NH 603-964-2877

Also, there is a smaller dealership in Falmouth, 2 min. from Portland, that services BMWs. Again, I feel confident they would give you the name of the shop they use.
207-781-4763.

When will you be in Portland? If you are on the road now, I would be willing to follow up with these guys and get you a reference to a good shop.
You're pretty dense aren't you?
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You're pretty dense aren't you?
Actually, I'm not. But I think it is fair to say that you are pretty rude.
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