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...of Southampton in the morning, to have the Auto gearbox oil and filters changed, it's a fair way to go from Kent, but I've heard good things of them, plus it's an excuses for a day out with the bread knife.

I let you know how I get on.
 

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You will have a wonderful day out,,do enjoy:D:D
 
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Well I arrived just before nine, when I eventually found the place, anyone who has been there will know what I mean.;)

Greeted by Dave, a smashing bloke, totally genuine and happy for me to get in his way while he worked on the SLK, this prove to me they have nothing to hide and are confident in their abilities.

While Dave was removing the gearbox sump pan, two bolts sheared off, due to the previous grease monkey over tightening them,:rolleyes: which meant he had to drill them out and replace. so the job took a little bit longer, but still completed in under two hours.

He also gave the car a once over, said the sensor in the gear box wasn't leaking and gave me a few pointers for the future.

I asked them to supply the oil blocker, but when they removed the cover it appeared I had the earlier type of cam sensor, so I didn't need the blocker.

I have to say the 210 mile round trip was well worth it, I came away feeling the job had been done well and the car was in safe hands, I wouldn’t hesitate to go back and plane to in the new year for a service and ball joint change.

Thanks guys :D
 

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I think the words " Greeted by Dave, a smashing bloke, totally genuine and happy for me to get in his way while he worked on the SLK, this prove to me they have nothing to hide and are confident in their abilities." say it all. :D:D
 

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You didnt get the pleasure of meeting Colin then...

Glad you enjoyed their service
 

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You didnt get the pleasure of meeting Colin then...

Glad you enjoyed their service

Colin was under the sun lamps,,keeping up his new found tan :D:D
 

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Oh yea he was saying this new place he been to called HOLIDAY.

I have never heard of that before personally lol
 

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I think the words " Greeted by Dave, a smashing bloke, totally genuine and happy for me to get in his way while he worked on the SLK, this prove to me they have nothing to hide and are confident in their abilities." say it all. :D:D

I agree Malcolm - work should be fun.

Unhappily, nobody who has ever worked with me seemed to enjoy their job?? :confused:

Is it me?
 

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I agree Malcolm - work should be fun.

Unhappily, nobody who has ever worked with me seemed to enjoy their job?? :confused:

Is it me?

I would,you would have me in stitches :D:D
 

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Yes, but there would be at least a local anesthetic involved Malcolm!

I have thinners and many other highly toxic agents here,, when my post go funny,,it could be the evo stick or any of the others
 
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You didnt get the pleasure of meeting Colin then...

Glad you enjoyed their service


Yes I did, he turn up late according to Dave :D he was a top bloke also, he made me a cuppa after all :p
 

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Did you get tea/coffee ..or did you have to make it yourself ............ were there any buns available .......... or just Rich Tea ??

This is far more important than a poxy geabox oil change !!
 

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Did you get tea/coffee ..or did you have to make it yourself ............ were there any buns available .......... or just Rich Tea ??

This is far more important than a poxy geabox oil change !!

Last time I went we had all turned up with cakes and buns,,there were boxes of them everywhere
 

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