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Good 4x4 mechanic in Tunisia

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Ive got quite a lot of experience of repairing HJ60s in Tunisia which is hard because they are no more a common sight so the mechanics generally dont know them and its hard and expencive to find parts. Ive found one in Douz which was much better than the rest, and douz is the only place were parts are available. I was in Tozeur at the local landcruiser mechanic who himself told me that Im better off if I go to the guy in Douz and he gave me his number. They work on the ground and you of course can not go off sipping tea and expect them to work, but two guys were busy with my car for 1.5 days and they managed to solve everything that went wrong and in the end I payed 100 euro for the work, and the work was good. His assistants are less competent though so take care what they do when hes not around.

His name is Latfi, the number is 0021697780122, GPS N3327419 E00900839 along the route to zafrane about a kilometer from the center. There are many dead cruisers standing in front of the garage. The landcruiser mechanic in Tozeur is less recommended but in case his coordinates are N3355635 E00807187
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