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| map-marker Mount Vernon, New York

Stop the same thing deom hppening to others!

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Dan Murphy is a total RIP OFF!! My boy took his car there last year and got it back in pieces! To get it back he had get the Berlin Police involved and pay Dan a $1500 release fee. My suggestion to everyone who wants to do business with this shop is to RUN!! If while you are running away and you lose your shoes, don't STOP just KEEP RUNNING!! It's cheaper to buy new shoes then continue doing business with this Guy!!!
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User's recommendation: RUN!!!

Manahil Hgq
map-marker Clementon, New Jersey

Service

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The place looks good on the outside. Dan is also a nice guy and good story teller. So you start to think with all the good reviews on google he cant be that bad! Well my experience is about the same as others. Delays after delays. The delays would have been fine if my car ran right after the work. Somehow he didnt catch a misfiring engine, leaking fuel line, or a parasitic drain. He seems behind on many projects so doesnt have time to stand behind the work. Beware of the cancellation policy. You might end up paying just to tow your car home.
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User's recommendation: Avoid

Anonymous
map-marker Hoffman, New Jersey

Not completed vehicle

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Over year of nothing but lies and headaches had to get Berlin police and get my car out of there. The car was not completed best advice stay far away from this con man and if you dont believe me do you can do your own research or just call the Berlin Police department and you will find out
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User's recommendation: Stay away……

Anonymous
map-marker Voorhees Township, New Jersey

Rip off business theft deception by contract

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Add my car over year to depart destroyed it horrible unprofessional work beat and switch eBay used and generic parts when car that back caught fire Interieur trast all kinds of damage from interior to exterior all work done faulty causing severe damage and depreciation of value Dan Murphy hang up on you call you names yell at you threaten you and control you car he will hold your car hostage for more money you will have built control
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User's recommendation: Don't use run from this shop

1 comment
Guest

I had my car there from 1 Oct 2019 to almost Nov of 2020. He only did the transmission and a *** paint job.

I didn't even touch my engine. He always uses his wife's medical condition as an excuse not to finish your car; As if he is the only worker at his shop.

Anonymous
map-marker Brick Township, New Jersey

Review in Service Centers and Repairs category from Brick Township, New Jersey

I too was a victim of Dan Murphy and his partner Chris who painted my 69 Chevelle. Dan charged for brand new parts and put old rebuilt parts in the car. We were scammed out over 10k between Dan and Chris. My father's ashes were to be added to the paint of my car and Dan lost them..... after hours there and threats to call the cops and tear the place apart myself Dans father and his son found them. Chris and Dan should both be in jail but that may be to good for them as well. They will get free meals, free cable and I will still be paying for it for them. Dan has also scammed many people out of money for fundraisers that he fraudulently held. He is a dirt bag and should never be able to operate again. 4 shops 3 years and who knows how many people gave him money for work never completed
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Guest

This con man ripped me off for $18000 Dan Murphy AKA the thief the con man I had to tow my a car out of there with the Berlin police department I am the 6 customer that year that Berlin police had to retrieve their car they have running file the detectives are on this guy like stink on *** hes been busted sad part is many people obviously friends and family protect this THIEF

Miryam Yuz

Hot rod garage AKA Dan Murphy Con man THIEF Bleed you dry in overtures and extras to bleed you dry and rip you off called Berlin police department asked for the detectives they have retrieved 6 cars just this year unhappy disgruntled customers have their cars towed out of their to reputable mechanics in town to have the device or I abortion work that Dan and his young kids day labor learn on your car my car trashed inside and out from damage paint from his overhead garage door system leaking oil and petroleum on my new paint for weeks he could not care less my into your radio - communications hanging destroyed them auto meter he installed not working the suspension he put on front and back wheels rub fenders front and back problems under the hood used interior screws to ground electrical NGNG that's the 1st thing my mechanic picked out I paid $18000 for top quality he took out edlebach Hi jacker high end equipment would not explain how it mysteriously disappeared any bought all Amazon and eBay no name parts a total fief total stall tactic everything you believe if you do your research do not believe the few friends and family that cover for him he is a con ripping people off you need to spread the word Berlin police detectives would not lie consumer affairs and the poor victims on Internet have better things to do than make up a story like this it is unbelievable how badd he is and the games he plays hard to believe in one and a 1/2 years he hold my car hostage extortion every couple weeks another couple $100 of krapp lies and con just like all the other true stories I same story same scenario police detectives 7 months I consult a lawyer and they told me 7 months ago get your car out you'll never see it run again if it's in this man's hands they were correct I let him nickel and dime me for about another $1000 last for a month just hoping I get something more than my car back in pieces on a flat bed I was wrong last Thursday when he asked for another bull *** add on the bleeding had to stop call the detective and I said you were right should have list in 7 months ago please retrieve my car from this con man thief so they did arranged to toe track detective F and detective V very very helpful do not use this man spread the word he should not only be out of business but this man should be locked up in jail in 7 years he shuddered

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Anonymous
map-marker Atco, New Jersey

Hot Rod Garage Engine Rebuilding Review

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Very good work everything was documented did an excellent job on the build of our 383 for our 72 Nova highly recommend it to anybody who wants to build a real muscle car..
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Reason of review:
Good quality
Libra Bsm
map-marker Winslow, New Jersey

So called great mechanic destroyed our car

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2014 November , car was to have. Motor rebuild , trans rebuild, by Dan Murphy Hotrod Garage , in Sewell NJ . Never got receipts for the engine build so we have no idea if new parts went into this motor. After months of stall tactics and excuses car was not running . Every time I went to the shop he was not working on my car. And kept saying he needed parts.He moved my car to the Sicklerville NJ location and the car sub-stained body damage and car was still not running thousands of dollars and car is destroyed . This guy has no idea what he is doing . I want my refund 10,984 we are devastated. all we wanted was our car done for the summer of 2015. This was a simple job
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Loss:
$10984
Reason of review:
Not as described/ advertised

Preferred solution: Full refund

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Guest

Know what's funny you report on a couple different pages and the price is different that you want back and to find out that you get cars built and try to take the builder to court to get money low life

Viraj Otb
map-marker Winslow, New Jersey

Car destroyed by Hotrodgarage

We put the car in shop nov 2014 , was running , simple motor and trans rebuild .this place could not do anything correctly . Nothing but excuses and then more excuses.6 months later pulled the car from shop, body damage and car not running .had to get the police April 29 to get my car out ,this place should be shut done. Destroyed our beautiful 71 Nova.. So sad just want our money back so we can get a real shop to fix it. Six month to install a motor and trans come on really .. Stay far far away from here .. Sad Sad and more Sad
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Loss:
$9645
Reason of review:
Damaged or defective

Preferred solution: Full refund

3 comments
Guest

*** you were paid ! Have receipts .You have no idea what your doing and no license or certification .

You were fired by your own family.

Your a scammer thief. This is why you have had 2 many businesses that failed shame on you ..you are finished

Guest

Scam customer just looking get things for free. Before anyone judges stop by

Hotrod Garage 1st.

Guest

No refund , no resolution, Dan Murphy is a thief

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