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Where to replace Cambelt in and around Wakefield?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mark_S3, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. mark_S3

    mark_S3 Team Silver

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    Hey people.....

    Just need some recommendations on where is the best place to get a full Cambelt kit, tensioner, and waterpump replaced in or around Wakefield?

    Thinking about buying the parts myself but after sourcing them, time picking them up, etc... Probably just easier getting the garage to do that.

    Also want the gearbox, diff and Haldex Oil/filter doing aswell.

    Suggestions please?
    Thank you.
     
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  3. gtiboy

    gtiboy Member

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    Try all german car parts for the bits you will need (talk to jason ex VAG)
    he may know someone who he could recommend .
    Hope your all good ?
     
  4. gtiboy

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    He is based in leeds just off the motorway .M1
     
  5. mark_S3

    mark_S3 Team Silver

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    Will have a look pal.... Some places don't like it when you bring your own parts as its less profit but still it's work.

    Been quoted 340 for full kit and pump at a vag specialist in Leeds but I don't no anybody who have used them.
     
  6. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    How far are you from grimethorpe?
     
  7. mark_S3

    mark_S3 Team Silver

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    11miles according to googlemaps.... Not far then ;-)
     
  8. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Not far at all then, im in cudworth so about same. I use 2 good garages their, one ive used for the last 7 years whos a family friend and the others a porsche and vag specialist thats very cheap, I can recommened either, let me know if you want their details and ill put you in touch or if you want anymore info on them.
     
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    Google P Allanson he is a vag specialist have used him for my s3 and previous polo, reasonable and never had any issues..
     
  10. ashley298

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    Sorry for jumping in on the thread but could I ask where the specialists are as in wanting abit off work done in the new year and only live in the town centre
     
  11. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp?

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    try jabbasport their not to far away
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp?

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    not far, just 100 miles away from yourself
     
  14. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Ashley which town centre?
     
  15. mark_S3

    mark_S3 Team Silver

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    £340 so far which was just belt kit, tensioner and water pump.... At IVS Leeds....

    Wanting it done within next few weeks aswell as New gearbox oil, diff oil, and Haldex filter/Oil. Would do these myself but rather someone else get messy and oily.
     
  16. mark_S3

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    Quoted £325 for belt, tensioner and pump....

    I did have to explain to him that the Quattro system does have Haldex as at first he said it's only a automatic transmission that does.... Lol
     
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    mark_S3 Team Silver

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    Details please Dani... Thank you ;-)
     
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    IVS or IVC vag specialist at Stourton ? If its IVC the garage is right next to where I work. They have a good rep but can be costly outside of the fixed price work.
     
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    Like the Sean said can be costly outside of the normal job !
    I personally wouldnt use them they asked a fortune for my fuel pump doing
     
  20. mark_S3

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    Oops I meant IVC.....

    Everyone wants to save money but I don't mind paying abit extra if it means the job doing properly.
    Probably use P Allanson but going to give German Auto Care on Denby Dale Road a call tomorrow.

    Got loads to spend out this winter, but getting belt done is one job I can't do.

    Thanks for the suggestions people. Much appreciated ;-)
     

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