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Trying to find a shop to do some work on my car -- any suggestions?

Hi everyone, i have not been on here in a while but occasionally lurk around still.  Life keeps happening and I have been staying busy with some career moves at work but its time to get my baby out of the garage and back on the street!  I have an 18' Durango RT that is currently my daily driver and I love it but I'd like to get back to the track this spring with my car.

 

Current needs: 

I have a CEL on for a couple of codes, I can post them up if anyone is interested but I don't remember them off the top of my head.  I need to get those figured out and I need tuning to be done.  I also need to be able to get it inspected and I think once i clear the CEL's and get a proper tune I will have no issues with that.  I currently am looking for a qualified shop to work with for both of those but have not had any luck yet so I am looking for suggestions.  

 

Current wants: 

Depending on what if anything is needed to clear my CEL i'd like to get some work done on my car.  For example, if the shop needs to pull the heads then I would probably want to put some ported heads back on, but I am at 555rwhp currently with a mild tune and 5.9 lbs of boost (6lb pulley) and the weak spot in my block are my rods, they are still stock.  I have read that close to or at 600rwhp is where I would start to need worrying about throwing a stock rod?  If i do get my rods swapped out for some forged I would like to throw an 8lb pulley on and I would also need a new drive shaft and possibly rear axle?  My goal is to get up to between 620-650 rwhp without breaking shit.

 

My biggest need at the moment is just finding a reputable shop that I can talk to about all of this and the immediate need is getting my car inspected and back on the road, does anyone have suggestions in or around Texas on who i can work with?  I live in Austin, Tx and am willing to drive it to a shop and for the right place i'd consider shipping it.  I need a shop with good mechanics that are familiar with Kenne Belle Superchargers ideally and that either do in house tuning or work with someone for remote tuning, ideally this shop has a dyno too.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?

 

Current setup is a 392 block with forged pistons and a 2.8l Kenne Belle Supercharger and a mild blower cam.

 

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Thanks guys, BFNY is closer to me that OST so that would be the furthest I would go.  I know it would be well worth it, i have read so many good things since i got my car in 2013 about Erik and seen so many quality builds his shop has done.  I will keep looking around this week a bit more and then start calling shops with BFNY being first to see if they are willing to take on the work.  Far from Austin but....ROADTRIP??

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On 1/17/2019 at 10:21 AM, toofart said:

Roadtrip!

yep!  For $845 I can ship it there though, I may do that and then roadtrip it back home.

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Im pretty sure Ron uses DragOn Tuning, very reputable.  Does tuning for Gearhead Fabrications as a name drop you might be familiar with.  Regardless, its worth a look imo.

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