In Reply to: Re: UK guys - can anyone get a straight answer (mo posted by Roops on March 22, 2002 at 03:53:04:
If the Inspection involves adjusting the valve clearences it may be a two day job. To do it accurately the engine needs to be stone cold, but they should still be able to give you a worst price if they had to adjust all the clearences. You know who I would suggest but the distance is a bit of a problem.
out of Munich Legends?
Every time I contact them for a price for parts or work it's always 'it's about' or 'all depends'.
Recently I visited and asked how much an Inspection 2 would be, Barneys response was "all depends how many shims I have to use for the valves".
This is not the first time Munichs have been unsure of prices, once they increased the price of the plug leads I was going to buy by £50 just before I went to collect them!(I went to Moseleys instead).
Any other specialist garage just give you a price, I don't want to take my car to a garage with a rough idea what I'm going to pay when it is only one task I am asking them to perform.
Don't get me wrong, I'm not having a go at the quality of their work, just the vague info they give.
Sorry for the outburst, and I know that lots of you use Munichs with no problem but I just needed to get that off my chest.
PaulD, how much do you pay Munichs for an inspection 2?