31 years of experience
Tampa-St. Petersburg (Sarasota), FL

I've been an automotive technician since 1986. Over my career I've worked on a huge range of Domestic, European, and Asian vehicles in the independent shops I've owned. My work is clean and neat, and I treat every customer like a VIP.





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on May 25

Couldn't be happier. Ira was cordial, professional, great communicator and provided an excellent service. I will be using Ira again and recommending him to friends and family.

on May 25

I just want you to know, Iras was very good and knowledgeable and fixed my Chevrolet equinox. My wife is happy and do am I. I rate Iras the highest rating I can give and would recommend him highly. Thanks Iras, you are the best. I retired from GM Chevrolet motor Division in 1996 after 20 + years and I watched and talked to him and I knew he was well qualified. Pastor Willie Fowler.

on May 24

Great as usual.

on May 24

Awesome service.

on May 17

Wonderful mechanic, very timely and knew exactly what he was doing. Got my car up and running in about an hour. Thanks so much! Definitely will be using him for future services on the car.

on May 06

Mr. Stroud arrived early with notice. He was very friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The job was completed timely and efficiently. I'll be sure to request him again and refer his work to others. Thanks a bunch!

on April 27

Great personality. Provided updates on what we needed and next steps. This was a low stress experience. I was cautious about the service, but I'm glad I did it. I'll be using this service again on the near future.


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Jeep CJ7
on April 21

Awesome experience with Ira. Would highly recommend his services. He knows what he is doing and is upfront and honest about the services you will need.



Hyundai Sonata
on April 08

Ira was able to arrive early, and tackled removal of alternator on my Hyundai. It was no easy task because of location and space. He is hands down a great mechanic. I will spread the word about this service.

on February 25

He was at my location on time. He took a look at he car, gave me his recommendations, was very honest and told me that the rear brakes were in good shape and did not need to be replaced,

on December 17

He came early and completed the job under the estimated time. Very professional and friendly personality. I would definitely use him again for any car service. Highly recommend!!!

on August 06

Ira and this service were absolutely fantastic! We first received a quote from a chain repair shop and were shocked with the estimate. My neighbor then suggested YourMechanic and we were so surprised at the price, the punctuality, the service and professionalism of the staff we dealt with! We would very much use this service and suggest Ira again as the mechanic! Thank you so much for saving us time and money.

on August 06

IRA was early for the appointment, which I was able to schedule on Friday afternoon for a 9 am Saturday appointment. He diagnosed the problem and was knowledgeable, friendly, and professional.



Honda Civic
on August 28

Excellent service. Ira arrived on time and had the scheduled maintenance completed ahead of schedule. I will be using Ira for all future maintenance on my vehicles.



Ford F-150
on September 18

Ira arrived on time and was exceptionally nice. He took the time to check everything on my truck to see if he could solve the problem without replacing the part. Kept a great attitude the entire appointment even while having to deal with one of the most frustrating fastener bolts (f150 top starter bolt, universally hated on the internet). Finished the job and my truck works great now.

on September 27

Excellent mechanic,very knowledgeable, was on time and very efficient and straight to the point. Would want he as our return Mechanic for all repairs and maintenence

on September 25

Incredibly personal. Went the extra mile to make sure everything was all set with my car. Convinced that he did a better job than any shop I could have went to. Ira will be my go-to for any future car work I may need.



Honda Civic
on October 08

Ira showed up on time and completed the work as requested and within the time frame noted. I would definitely use Ira again for any service work in the future.

on October 18

Ira is amazing. After his inspection he was able to find the problem and point it out to me. Without him I would have never known what was wrong with my car.

on November 26

Ira is a very friendly guy, was on time, very professional and answered all my questions, he did his job on my car like if he were working on his. I strongly recommend him, that's why he deserves 5 stars.

on December 11

The Mechanic was well on time and looked at car and he has a very good knowledge and directly pointed to the problem the car had a an oil problem,I had taken my car to a reputed car repair Christian brothers and those guys just rip off money and do nothing.This guy was very straightforward and told in detail about the issue and told me to put some oil and then he fixed the lose oil filter.There was no noise afterwards and then car was running smooth.I am glad I called your mechanic and got this corrected which saved lot of money.Great job Ira you are very professional and friendly,right to the details you know the issue and recommend proper corrections to resolve issue...Hats off to you.

on April 04

Ira was great, he showed up on time and explained everything very professionally, change out the Power Steering Pump and everything ran great again. Thanks

on April 13

Brake inspection was very helpful along with other fluids being checked. Thank you!

on October 16

Ira was a huge help. On time, efficient, and innovative! I will be using him for all my future repairs.

on May 11

Very nice and polite. Experienced and knowledgeable

on September 24


on May 22

Prompt, helpful, straight forward. thanks.

on May 23

Very easy going and great to deal with.

on December 04

Ira is a very friendly guy , he was professional. He was able to identify the problem right away.


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Chevrolet Malibu
on April 30

Very kind and was able to diagnose my car properly.

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