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    Manchester area tuning/garages

    Hello all, this is for all the members in the Manchester area. Can any of you recommend a garage/tuners local to Manchester where you have been going for years and always had good honest service with no damage to your car?

    Thanks, I only use garages which have come highly recommended.

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    I only ever had bad experiences at Awesome, they just want your money.
    Took them 3 attempts to get my Milltek fitted, and numerous other faults and had to take my car back several times.

    I would recommend Unit20 in Chester for tuning, very recommended. Unit 20 - Audi S and RS specialists
    For maintenance work I recommend VAG Technik in Eccles VAG Technik - Manchester based independent Volkswagen, Audi Group Specialist (tell them Dan with the S3 sent you)
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    i highly recommend UNIT20 in neston as mentioned above. very knowledgeable and helpful! only garage in the area i will take my car...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan-Jnr View Post
    I only ever had bad experiences at Awesome, they just want your money.
    Took them 3 attempts to get my Milltek fitted, and numerous other faults and had to take my car back several times.

    I would recommend Unit20 in Chester for tuning, very recommended. Unit 20 - Audi S and RS specialists
    For maintenance work I recommend VAG Technik in Eccles VAG Technik - Manchester based independent Volkswagen, Audi Group Specialist (tell them Dan with the S3 sent you)

    Thank you mate, I have used awesome over the past 12 months and will not go back there anymore.

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    Try James at The Audi Doctor in Macc for parts and fitting and Unicorn for mapping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD09 View Post
    Try James at The Audi Doctor in Macc for parts and fitting and Unicorn for mapping.
    I've spoken with Rick @ Unicorn motor developments - heard his mapping is very good. James at the Audi doctor have you used him much? Always been happy with the work? Have you had any engine work done with him?

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    Has anybody had engine work done at unit 20 or VAG Technik?

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    Quote Originally Posted by millsy75 View Post
    I've spoken with Rick @ Unicorn motor developments - heard his mapping is very good. James at the Audi doctor have you used him much? Always been happy with the work? Have you had any engine work done with him?

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    Rick mapped my car the other week. Very impressed with his knowledge and he got the most out of my car. he writes all the maps himself and they are tailored to what you want from the car. Think he is more known for high power petrol turbo cars flat shifts, launch control , multiple maps etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by millsy75 View Post
    Has anybody had engine work done at unit 20 or VAG Technik?

    yes UNIT20 built my block, also know of other s3 and a3's that go there they are highly recommended!
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    DEFINATELY Unit20 !!!

    We take the RS to Grizz for its big jobs,


    As for tuning I recommend Rick @ Unicorn Motorsport Developments, Rick did our RS & S3 maps
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    Thanks for the info guys, I will give them a call and have a chat. I would never take my car to a garage without personal recommendation :-)

 

 

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