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Post by tim leech »

Done on the TXS today for under £100 all in which Im happy with, means I can drive her now without worrying, was definatly the original one im told, even the mechanic said what a "minter" it is, no rust anywhere and no leakages either! :D

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Main dealer Tim? Around £50-£80 all in here at local garages.
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Billy, darn sarf it's around the ton. Ooop norf it must be cheaper 'cos you're all tight wads and feign poverty no doubt :lol:
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Costs me the price of the belt and a couple of skinned knuckles....
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Costs me the price of the belt and a couple of skinned knuckles....
Blimey......that's cheap Chris! Mine cost me at least FIVE skinned knuckles! :lol: :shock: :wink:

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I'm meaner still and can do it without skinned knuckles!

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Philip chidlow wrote:Billy, darn sarf it's around the ton. Ooop norf it must be cheaper 'cos you're all tight wads and feign poverty no doubt :lol:
There's no feigning involved Phil I can assure you :( :D
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cavmad wrote:There's no feigning involved Phil I can assure you :( :D
Only joking. There's poverty here too :cry:



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The cambelt kit with tensioner was about £25 and 2 hours labour is £70, thats at our place and all work is guaranteed for 12 months. Obviously you know a few people Billy :wink:

I could get it done chepare I guess but I prefer to get it done at work as I can keep an eye on um'! plus any "little" jobs that need doing they dont charge for.

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.....plus you don't need to gets yer hands grubby, Tim! :wink: :lol:

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Oh aye, I know a few people Tim, kind of have to really as my line of work means I'm meeting garage owners/car repairers/enthusiasts all the time.
To be fair to your company if they charge £35 per hour labour that's not bad at all for a main stealer.
Is that mate's rates though? I'd imagine most dealers charge about £70 p/h now for customer work?
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Indeedy my pinkies are still nice and clean and I do get labour half price. I drive in in the morning, get it washed and vac'ed during my lunch and drive it home at 6 without having to go off site! Which means no walking which is fine with me.

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Sounds ideal!
We're not allowed to drive our own cars on site anymore so no more cleaning when shift has finished :cry:
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tim leech wrote:The cambelt kit with tensioner was about £25 and 2 hours labour is £70,
2 hours! :shock: Bloody hell, what did they do, take the engine out to do the belt?
Tom wrote:I'm meaner still and can do it without skinned knuckles!
Show off!! :wink: Actually I dont mind getting the odd scratch / cut / dismembered limb etc, kinda reminds me I've done something a few days later like!! :lol:
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