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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-17-2014, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
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Dear all, I am a new owner of a 1986 Alfa Spider Veloce in the Atlanta area.
I am in need of an experienced mechanic in the area. Does anyone know one or two?
Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-17-2014, 12:24 PM
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You can check out the list of mechanics shown in the BB to start with. Others will chime in I'm sure.



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Joining AROC Atlanta may be your best bet for referrals.

[SIZE="1"]'63 2600 Touring Spider (AR 191437, the car that started the 2000/2600 International Register, reassembly in progress)
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Hi Rob,

My best advice is to ask locals where they bring their car for service. Once you get a good recommendation for an independent shop give them a call and tell them what you have for a car and it's problem. If the owner says he's not familiar with an Alfa, keep looking.

You'll know you've found a qualified mechanic if he says something like. "It's just a four cylinder hooked to a five speed. What's the problem?"

Best of Luck

86 Spider (Slick)
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Dedicated Alfa service is no longer available in Atlanta, to my knowledge. Many Alfa club members use Roadspeed Garage in Cleveland, GA which is a long way to go. British cars are their main focus but folks have been happy with their Alfa expertise:

The RoadSpeed Garage for Vintage Sportscars

Rally Around is in the location of the old Autodelta shop on Clairmont Road:

Rally Around Auto

Bob Hine is the proprietor of Hitch House and works on Alfas on the side. He used to run Autodelta:

The Hitch House

I don't have any first hand experience with the first two. I was a customer of Hine when he was in the Alfa repair business and he knows his stuff but I don't know if he's really interested in Alfa repair anymore.

Mike Hollinger

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