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#382716 - 01/26/17 04:03 AM Good shop in the Chicago area?
kevin90lx Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 5
Loc: Naperville, IL
Hey guys, I'm looking for a good shop or individual in the Chicago area (I'm in the western suburbs, but anywhere in the Chicago area is fine) to do some mechanical work on my 1931 sport roadster. Need a new wiring harness installed and a few other things to get the motor running and the car driveable. Any recommendations?
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#382944 - 01/29/17 10:21 PM Re: Good shop in the Chicago area? [Re: kevin90lx]
Daryl Scott Offline

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Registered: 09/21/05
Posts: 580
Loc: Peoria, Illinois
Since you're out west, you may want to give Old Coach Works a jingle. They're a full-service restoration shop, so they should be able to address your needs. Our region toured the place a long time ago, so they've been there for many years. That's always a good sign.

Hope this helps, good luck on your '31!

Old Coach Works
1206 Badger Street Yorkville, IL 60560-1701 PH. (630) 553-0414
Old Coach Works Website


Edited by Daryl Scott (01/29/17 10:23 PM)

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#383749 - 02/10/17 08:53 PM Re: Good shop in the Chicago area? [Re: Daryl Scott]
daves46pu Offline
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Registered: 06/13/11
Posts: 7
Loc: Chicago, IL
I went to Old Coach Works over 10 years ago for carb and clutch work when I had a Dodge sedan. End result cost 2x the estimate and 3x the timeframe.

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