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Old 01-12-2011, 09:44 PM
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Default Complete List of North American Conversion Shops

I am trying to compile a complete list of conversion shops in the US and Canada. If you own a shop, or know of a shop that is not on my list, please email it to me. The 2 criteria is they must be reputable and have a website. Once I have a large enough list I am going to create a google map for users to search in their area.
My list so far:
http://www.evaddicts.com/Resources/W...spx#conversion

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Scott,
Great Idea! It's hard to find shops in general and a good vetted list of conversion shops would be nice. I have a question about one of them. I"m in the Southeast and grew up near the location of one shop:

E-V Concepts - Johns Island, SC

How did you hear about them, and what was the experience like. It seems to be a website that talks a lot but says nothing about who they truly are. I see no personal, or actual shop pics. I'm just wondering if it's a true shop or not.

thanks again for starting the list.
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:43 AM
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archimeech,

I can't remember where I got that information, but I know that I found a review or blog that dealt with that business. I may call their number posted and make sure they are still active.

Your comment gives me an idea though. I think in addition to building a search for conversion businesses, I will also integrate user ratings.
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:31 PM
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Awesome page. Along with the user ratings you might consider adding an inventory function for users to identify what they got where, so if a vendor is less responsive than ideal, you can look and see, oh evaddict bought this same motor from them...maybe I can ask him about X.
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I finally finished it. I have 23 businesses signed up. It turned out pretty cool.

http://www.evaddicts.com/Resources/E...essSearch.aspx
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Nicely done.
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can't believe there's just 10 shops in the US. Must be 100s. Even on Jack's conversion conference there were >25 full-scale shops and another ~25 borderline (e.g., 2-3 conversions etc).

How can we get this to a reasonably good level of completeness?

2 more shops for you just in SF Bay Area:
1. ElectroAuto.com - 32 years in business! Custom conversions
2. eMotorWerks.com - high-performance conversions (starting with BMWs) (disclaimer: I run the latter)

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valrun,

There are more than 10 on my map. It just shows the top 10 visible in the side pager. But as you start to drill in to a region, that pager changes. There are actually about 40 total.

I will add the ones you suggested.

Also, I will change the pager to show all companies. That shouldn't be a performance issue since there are less than 50 currently.

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Evaddict,
Can you add us to the list please, been doing conversions for a while....and we sell a full line of quality parts. Thanks!
Mike
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:50 PM
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The easiest way to get on the map is to register (free) and fill out your profile. I recommend uploading your company logo as your avatar. Then you click the "upgrade to business" link on the profile page. I will approve you within 24 hours and voila - you are on the map and your free business profile is available to potential customers!
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