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Anyone In birmingham to do cambelt and couple other btis

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by j50sho, Jul 20, 2010.

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    hi guys, anyone about that can do my cambelt kit and maybe clutch soon, also fitting coilovers... garages round here i have no trust in and the parts i can get for half the price they quote me.

    anyone recommend anywhere or any guys that can help?
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    RSJ Motors (BMW & Audi Specialist)

    6 Runcorn Road
    Balsall Heath
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    B12 8RQ

    0121 440 8960

    There's an Asian guy called Paul that runs the place. Very kind and knows what he's doing.
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    200 quid to fit it?! i dont think so
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    If that's £200 for cambelt, clutch and coilovers, that's a bargain!

    Even just a clutch and cambelt at £200 isn't too bad i think. Got to question the quality of the work if they're quoting arund 100.

    I paid £200 for KW V1's (coilovers) and front & rear ARB's to be fitted in my mk4.
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    Lad by me whos friend of a friend (does all work mates family cars) is charging me £330 for cambelt kit and water pump as a reference
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    Midland VW in Cannock are great. That's where I take my car. Very good prices too. Speak to a guy called jody to get prices.
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    £200 to fit the cambelt and tensioner ... i have the cambelt kit, just need it fitted and they quoted me 200.
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    Try Servco 0121 440 2676 - Ask for Steve.

    They are a Audi/BMW Specialist, usually does an honest job and decent rates though you may need to haggle slightly. Quite rare to find someone like this now, I trust them more than Audi (they always damage my car!).

    I heard good things about Midland VW, but they are too far out for me.
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    I use RSR in bromsgrove just google rsr autotech.

    Speak to rich, they are a vag specialist he is ex audi, Porsche etc
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    sounds to me like your wanting someone to do it for free :faint:
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    Agreed.

    Manners are free too. A 'thank you' would have been nice to the posters that have suggested garages.
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    Why did you buy the cambelt kit if you couldnt fit it? If you take the parts to a garage its well known that most will over charge on the labour because they know you are out to do it on the cheap and they cant make any money off the parts!

    £200 is about right to do the belt and waterpump. Its not a strighforward job on th A3 thats for sure!

    I think you should edit your title to "anyone in Brum willing to fit a belt on the side of the road for 2 cups of tea and £20 cash"

    Stafford Audi were doing it for £350 all in a few weeks back which was a bargain considering I had an A5 tdi for the day to tool about in and my car was returned valeted too! Also got a nice Audi stamp to prove it which pays back on the value when I sell it. Happy days!

    Sounds like this is going to cost you the same to get in done back street!
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    Couldnt have put it better myself! :lmfao:
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    Was that including the water pump audi quoted me £350 for cambelt & tensioner, waterpump was extra
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