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By: Richard d. R.
Toyoar Inc
A small shop one block off US1 that is honest and does perfect work. Specializes in Lexus and Toyota, Japanese cars. However they have worked on my Mazda Millenia, 25 year old Buick Reatta and on friends personal watercraft with a seized engine and Mercedes. On the Reatta the labor estimate to replace the A/C compressor showed 3 hours, however due to vehicle age it took 6 hours and would not accept more than original estimate. Owner is Toyota and Lexus master technician certified and all mechanics are ASE certified. Small enough to know you, big enough to rebuild Lexus 32 valve engine and transmission. A very rare shop in S. Florida.
By: Michael B.
Toyoar Inc
I took my Tacoma to another shop which rip me off , I came across this shop thru yellow pages . By typing toyota specialist . The owner was very professional and knows Toyotas inside out . In just 5 min of talking to him about my issue . He already knew what the problem was . After taking the truck to several shops for scanner codes . After spending $420 in two separate shops . He fix the problem for $80 bucks. I highly recommend this shop . Will be bringing the rest of my cars he for maintanace .
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