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Service Centers & Mobile Mechanics Good Places To Stop For Repairs And Maintenance, Mobile Mechanics, Or Bad Places To Avoid Too -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please add the names of facilities that you can recommend for service and repairs for a 'Bird, or those places to avoid for the same things. Be sure to give as much information as you can....... NAME OF BUSINESS..... BUSINESS LOCATION..... BUSINESS PHONE NUMBER..... BUSINESS CONTACT PERSON..... YEAR/ MODEL/ENGINE/TRANS OF 'BIRD WORKED ON..... WHAT ARE THEIR HOURLY REPAIR RATES..... SERVICE WAS GOOD, OR BAD..... WHAT KIND OF SERVICE, OR REPAIR WAS DONE..... REASON YOU RECOMMEND, OR AVOID DOING BUSINESS WITH THEM..... YOUR NAME..... Here is a tip about how to post your record and comments. First copy the topics above and then open a "New Thread" with the NAME OF THE BUSINESS and/or the TOWN WHERE THE BUSINESS IS LOCATED, then paste what you just copied there and then fill in the information.

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Old 05-25-2018
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We were in the St Andrews community of Panama City, FL yesterday and happened on a Detroit Allison shop. There was an Eagle and a nice older Newell in the yard so I stopped in. When I asked about two strokes the counter man said they wrench on two strokes every day and have a large parts inventory for them. They were working on an 8v92 that day. Lots of commercial boat operators making a living with two strokes there. They work on coaches and have had Wanderlodges in. Long story short, they work on 92 series engines and they like them. No experience with Florida Detroit Diesel Allison in Panama City, but nice to know they are there.
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Yeah, there's a few of us who putter with obsolete engines. Got a couple mini bits and pieces for 3208 fuel injector from the Cat house, made in Brazil.
Heard it said lots of old school engines still busy in the Gulf.
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Mike H. (FWIW): Here is a Jacksonville Florida Shop that does a 435HP Marine 3208.

https://dieselexperts.net/product/32...-marine-435hp/
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