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has anyone had any engines rebuilt by this shop, I read a couple reviews which were good and spoke with Mike on the phone, really nice guy, I am thinking about letting him rebuild one of my early iron head engines, thanks, Larry
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judging by their website, your engine should be in good hands.
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I agree with doodah.

And if you do choose this shop, please report back how things went. I'm guessing a good shop like this is hard to find these days.
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Not to take anything away from this shop, and Im sure the owner is a nice guy. However i dont see anything on that website that shows me they are equipped to handle a proper engine rebuild. I did not see one piece of equipment in any of those photos, nor was there a mention. There is quite a difference between shops that can assemble a bike and one that can properly rebuild/refurbish components in house. Lots of talk about glassbead, paint and powdercoat. I could be wrong, but I would be asking questions about in house capabilities.
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FWIW, a local dealer uses a NAPA machine shop.

Stop in this shop and talk to them and look at the work areas.
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Thanks Mike, they are close enough for me to pay a visit, and yes I agree, I can assemble the engine once all the machine work is done, thanks, Larry
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The ‘72 engine in their photo gallery mentioned case repair. If they did that in house, then they are good to go.
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"a good shop like this"
Didn't mean to be presumptuous just based on their website. What I meant is, a shop that actually caters to fixing OLD bikes...and assuming they understand a customer's expectation that they're not looking for a hack job or mail-order bike.
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