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      11-08-2012, 05:53 PM   #1
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Independent BMW Specialist - Trafford Area

Hi Folks,

Does anyone know of a good indy for my e90 330d in the Trafford, Altrincham, Sale, Stretford area?

Previously have used Darren Wood in Bredbury but needs somewhere a little closer to Old Trafford area.

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      11-08-2012, 06:07 PM   #2
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Not really close to where you are but David Paul of Warrington are good.
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      11-08-2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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I've heard good things about this place (but never used them personally)...
http://www.bmtec.co.uk/
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      11-09-2012, 04:29 AM   #4
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I used to be in Chorlton and used Darren Wood religiously, now we've moved 50 miles away I still used Woods religiously.

You WILL NOT find a more thorough, knowledgable, honest, no BS, place than Woods in Northern England, so count yourself lucky you only live 5 miles away!

How much closer do you need?
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      11-09-2012, 08:05 PM   #5
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+ 8 million for Darren Wood. Don't even dream of going elsewhere seeing as you're so close - they are in Stockport.

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      11-10-2012, 04:34 PM   #6
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Trafford to Stockport isn't a big deal - it's only 10 minutes down the M60. If you've used Derren Wood in the past and been happy with it, I'd make the effort.
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      11-11-2012, 05:00 AM   #7
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Soon as my warranty's up I'll be doing the 60 mile round trip to Darren.
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      11-11-2012, 05:17 AM   #8
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DARREN WOODS... The end!!
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      11-11-2012, 05:39 AM   #9
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LOL you cant be arsed to travel 10-15 miles to get your car serviced

I heard you local kwikfit will sort yer out
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      11-11-2012, 10:36 AM   #10
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Indeed. I go to DW from Leeds - now THAT is a shitehawk of a journey!

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      12-04-2012, 12:23 PM   #11
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this guy is round the corner from me, never used them though

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      12-06-2012, 07:44 AM   #12
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i live in manchester and have used bmtec a few times - there okkk but a bit pricey really as there in city centre. i used Baymow in stockport, top top top guys great advice and to be honest would defo always use them. they did my brakes for me and checked out a few other queries. was very impressed. and they came recommended from an online forum (a different one from this one obv)
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      12-06-2012, 07:56 AM   #13
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i'm in chorlton and i use baymo but ive heard good things about darren woods in stockport
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      12-06-2012, 07:58 AM   #14
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i'd give bmtec a miss personally i think theyre cowboys they put the wrong oil in my e92 and it was using oil for fun ,i took it to baymo they put in 5w30 and it never used a drop they admitted after me losing my rag they'd put in mobil 1 0w40 my car used 2 litres of oil in the space of a week on it
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      12-06-2012, 12:04 PM   #15
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body work

hi,

sorry to hijack a little.

Any recommended body repair garages in the warrington/ msnchester area?
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      12-07-2012, 04:22 AM   #16
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panache manchester...
http://www.panacheautogas.co.uk/index.php/bodywork

guys called sam, hes pretty damn good
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