Author Topic: Mechanic in Atlanta  (Read 114 times)


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Mechanic in Atlanta
« on: 21 August 2020, 06:22 AM »
I’m looking for mechanic recommendations  in the Atlanta area for my 1980 280SE. 

The car is currently located at Blue Ridge Mercedes. The gentleman there Jonathan seems like a great guy and they were highly recommended that’s why I went there, but the car has been parked there for 6 weeks already and he has yet to give me feedback on what’s required to repair and says it will be another month at a minimum before he can even look at it.

So I’m considering having it towed elsewhere  and am looking for recommendations. If my expectations of a more expedient timetable are unrealistic, please let me know that as well.

The car leaked out a massive puddle of antifreeze, and I had it towed to Blue Ridge. Thanks for your insights.


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Re: Mechanic in Atlanta
« Reply #1 on: 21 August 2020, 07:14 AM »
Perhaps look for an independent MB mechanic.  Dealers can be difficult at times.
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Re: Mechanic in Atlanta
« Reply #2 on: 21 August 2020, 09:06 AM »
Yes, the infamous "Jono" at Blue Ridge.  Be warned that some folks love this guy and others absolutely spew hate towards him, so use that as you wish.  I have of course no personal experience here, just relaying what I see on multiple forums, so again take that as forum fodder perhaps...
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Re: Mechanic in Atlanta
« Reply #3 on: 21 August 2020, 09:17 PM »
The Benz Store in Chamblee. They specialized in the older stuff and have seasoned mechanics there.

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