Detroit Diesel Mechanic Recommendation - East Central Floirda

Discussion in 'Southeast' started by Reelsly, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Reelsly

    Reelsly New Member

    Aug 7, 2012
    Space Coast, Florida
    1998 Sea Ray 550 DB
    1957 Reinell Jetabout
    2002 25' Godfrey Sanpan
    1998 DD 6V92 DDEC
    1957 Johnson 35HP
    2002 Yamaha F80
    Looking for a Detroit Diesel mechanic recommendation for East Central Florida (Melbourne, Cocoa Beach, etc). Need more than a routine maintenance guy. Thank you in advance.
  2. fwebster

    fwebster Well-Known Member TECHNICAL Contributor PLATINUM Sponsor

    Oct 6, 2006
    Middle Tennessee ; Panama City Beach, FL
    1996 450DA
    3116 Caterpillars
    I would try Florida Detroit Diesel Allison…….they have a marine division and the store here has very competent mechanics that do great work.
  3. ttmott

    ttmott Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Apr 3, 2012
    Space Coast Florida
    2006 52 Sedan Bridge
    Cummins QSM11
    Hey Pete
    First - I'm sorry about not being able to get over to your place and see that boat; We've landed some new contracts out of state and I've not been home too much. Also I do know Capt. Higgins' home time is greatly abridged due to all of the shows and deliveries.....I guess it's the price to pay for fame and fortune.

    Regarding a good mechanic - I've had the same mechanic for the last six years and have been extremely pleased with his work; he likes the Cat's but has a lot of experience with Cummins, Detroit, Perkins, and Volvo. He did make it crystal clear that he would divorce me if I ended up with MAN's or MTU's; I guess he has his reasons.
    Regardless, If you are interested in looking into him, drop me a message and I'll get you his contact info. He is a busy man and I usually need to schedule at least a month in advance unless an emergency.

    Last edited: Jan 12, 2017

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