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Old 05-25-2004, 23:55   #1 (permalink)
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I need to find out a good place to get my Na fairlane serviced in the ACT as I am new to the area, and don't know who to trust or a place where I can get good service
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Old 05-26-2004, 00:26   #2 (permalink)
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Re: good place to get service in ACT

You tell me and we will both know, all the dealers are crap, they have apprentice greasemonkeys working on your pride and joy.
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Depends on your side of town. I'm happy with either Dyno Tune in belconnen, and Gas Tune in tuggeranong.

I know what you mean by the dealer service...
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Best place to get a head gasket replace in the ACT

I found water in my oil (it milky) and now I losing coolant...with steam coming out exhaust, but the coolant is still bright green? .....

any Ideas people or places to get it done.....
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Re: good place to get service in ACT

Phillip head services in salamnder court in phillip did my head gasket , and have heard good things about their work from freinds and work mates.
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thanks for the input I will phone them on monday

rang around today and the best estimate I got was $1100 for that price I will ship the car back to SA where I can get it done for 1/3 of that.. but that is a last option at the moment as I need to take lots stuff with me..

I m only in canberra for a short time longer, I need it fixed and ready to drive the 1900Km back to SA. on the way here it was using 10.2 liters of fuel per 100kms over the hole trip. I hope it will be the same when I get it fixed...

I will get back and tell you how it goes...
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how much do it cost you all up..
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Sounds expensive - my sister got a quote of around $850 for her EB.... It goes in next week. They also tried an additive, which worked for 2 years.
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Re: good place to get service in ACT

lately i've been taking my car to ultimate tunes in phillip. they're pretty honest and so far have done good work on my car.

u might also wanna check out stiles automotive, also in phillip. their add in the yellow pages says they're ford specialists so could be worth a shot. may as well check some other places while you're in phillip.
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In the end and $986 latter I finally got it done at Dyno Tune Belconnen the head needed to be staightened and other small stuff a little more then I want to pay but have a 6 month 10,000 km aust.wide-warranty hope it goes well didn't want worries. looks good...

VRS set looks alot bettter then the old one......

The only question i didn't ask is what is the white glue stuff on all the gaskets anyone now? I will ask next time when I drop back for a check over in 1000 km

Thanks for the input everone...happier now
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