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    Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Does anybody know of a good, honest auto mechanic in the Des Moines area? Preferably located on the North side? I used to use Higgins quite a bit but lately they have been disappointing.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Try McCalley Mechanic on NE 14th.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    I've had good luck with O'Brien's in Beaverdale (at Beaver and Douglas). Always fair pricing, and they've always checked with me before doing anything, rather than just doing things w/out asking and giving you the bill like some do.


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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by CivEFootball View Post
    Try McCalley Mechanic on NE 14th.
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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Hickman Auto @ Hickman and Merle Hay.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Ultimate Automotive in Urbandale.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by isu_ce View Post
    Does anybody know of a good, honest auto mechanic in the Des Moines area? Preferably located on the North side? I used to use Higgins quite a bit but lately they have been disappointing.
    how so,may I ask?



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Drake Garage has been recognized several times as the best in town. They are not on the North side, actually in the Drake neighborhood.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    I agree with both Hickman Auto & the Drake Garage. Had good experiences both places.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by isu_ce View Post
    Does anybody know of a good, honest auto mechanic in the Des Moines area? Preferably located on the North side? I used to use Higgins quite a bit but lately they have been disappointing.
    If you own a Honda then Harger Auto next to Firestone is excellent.



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by isu_ce View Post
    Does anybody know of a good, honest auto mechanic in the Des Moines area? Preferably located on the North side? I used to use Higgins quite a bit but lately they have been disappointing.
    I would recomend Dale's on Euclid



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    Re: Auto Mechanics in Des Moines

    I agree with O'Brien on Douglas in Beaverdale. I have had very good luck there and the owner is VERY accessible. On Ultimate Automotive, I've had both good and lukewarm experiences there. I go back once in awhile.


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