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      07-26-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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Question any good BMW indies near Reading?

Hi...does anyone know any good BMW indies near Reading? please let me know..need to get a new clutch and DMF done soon...thx...
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Birds in Langley and K&M Autotechnic in Dedworth
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if you can make a trip in camberley. COuple senior techs from sytner have setup on their own and seem to know their stuff. Certainly a better option than dealer prices

http://www.twgautomotive.co.uk/
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if you can make a trip in camberley. COuple senior techs from sytner have setup on their own and seem to know their stuff. Certainly a better option than dealer prices

http://www.twgautomotive.co.uk/
Might give these people a visit in the coming weeks, not far from F'boro ways
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Used them a few times always found them approchable and a well of good information. Work carried out was prompt and well priced. If not for the small prints in warranty and prepaid main service I would be taking it to them for these bits.

The guy previously worked on my old e46 when he was at dealership
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thank you all...will go to one of them today...
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I have not used them but I hear good things about them,

Grosvenor in Reading
http://bmwspecialistreading.co.uk
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I have not used them but I hear good things about them,

Grosvenor in Reading
http://bmwspecialistreading.co.uk

thank you...they quoted more than BMW dealer price ) not worth it..
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Why isn't there a sticky listing recommended BMW independants region by region? I'm sure this forum has enough knowledge for that.
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most likely as it would be a contradiction of forum rules due to advertising when not a sponsor
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Oh

You're probably right but surely its us, the customers/users, that will be recommending them?
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garages near Reading

I can also vouch for

http://www.twgautomotive.co.uk/ Camberley

only had brake fluid replaced but seemed very knowledgeable and helpful also very competitive on price. Will use again.
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Had mine CDV and brake fluid change in prep for Bruthorpe next weekend. Wish had done it soon the CDV removal makes such a good change
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Im getting my CDV done this Thursday too, cant wait.
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I can also vouch for

http://www.twgautomotive.co.uk/ Camberley

only had brake fluid replaced but seemed very knowledgeable and helpful also very competitive on price. Will use again.
thank you very much...
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Found this while googling:

http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&t=796191
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garages near Reading

Birds Autos are obviously very good too, but for a brake fluid change I felt just a few too many miles away.
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