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#21 Benz

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Posted 03 June 2019 - 09:31 AM

Curious....calipers back and fully working?

 

 



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Posted 03 June 2019 - 09:38 AM

Not yet. Spoke to them Friday and they have 'found the problem' but chipped the paint in the process and they will be 'sent out Monday'.

 

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 11:42 AM

Update.

 

It's Wednesday and the callipers are still not with the garage. Have been told they will be with the garage 'this week' Updates will follow!



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 12:38 PM

Its not much consilation, but the photos from your twitter from the first post look fantastic!



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Posted 05 June 2019 - 12:58 PM

Its not much consilation, but the photos from your twitter from the first post look fantastic!

 

Agreed. it's been a bit of a frustration as I don't believe they are doing a bad job and they have identified and rectified the problem. I just feel they ahem over promised and under delivered in terms of getting things done and with my car ready for its newly refurbed wheels and the summer season it's just taking too long.



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Posted 07 June 2019 - 10:05 AM

UPDATE.

 

Have just spoken to them and been told they 'should be shipped today and will be with the garage tomorrow morning.' I did ask whether this was like a Spanish 'manyana' as tomorrow never comes and was told Parcelflorce only guarantee 95% delivery next day.

 

Sadly, despite what I said at the start of this thread - when the news was more positive - I feel severely let down by them now and definitely would not use them again regardless of the quality of their work. Comms have been poor and three weeks to deal with a 'rush' job is simply not good enough. 

 

Far too many excuses and fob offs.



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Posted 07 June 2019 - 10:17 AM

I've been watching this with some interest, as whilst the rear calipers on Vix are good (VX220JAY did them), I also have another pair in the garage which I have been considering getting done 'just in case'.

 

BCS were an option, although I do have the luxury of not being time constrained.

 

Other options for refurb??



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Posted 07 June 2019 - 07:51 PM

They have finally been shipped. I have a tracking number!

As I said previously. I do think they do good work and I am not one for lambasting companies online as it’s too easy and often unfair but the communications and continuous promising hasn’t been good. If you’re in no rush give them a go.

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Posted 08 June 2019 - 03:58 PM

Hi James,

 

thanks for all the feedback.  My rear calipers were delivered to BCS on Thurs for a full re-furb.  I will update this thread as progress is made...

 

Roy  



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Posted 11 June 2019 - 11:18 AM

As I'm just back from BG Developments who would not take them, I'm interested!



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Posted 17 June 2019 - 05:52 PM

Hi guys,

 

The latest update from BCS to me is that one of my calipers (driver's side) is shagged and can't be refurbished which is a bummer.  The handbrake part of the caliper is seized apparently.  Otherwise waiting for the other one to be worked on and returned.  No indication as to timing yet...

 

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Posted 17 June 2019 - 06:11 PM

Hi guys,

The latest update from BCS to me is that one of my calipers (driver's side) is shagged and can't be refurbished which is a bummer. The handbrake part of the caliper is seized apparently. Otherwise waiting for the other one to be worked on and returned. No indication as to timing yet...

Roy

Sorry to hear that.

Try Podge at Oakmere or SJ Sportscars for a new one.


Can I have/buy your knackered one? ;)

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Posted 18 June 2019 - 07:43 AM

SJ Sportscars list a refurbished caliper at £100 odd, someone needs to try them out :unsure:



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Posted 18 June 2019 - 05:43 PM

SJ Sportscars list a refurbished caliper at £100 odd, someone needs to try them out :unsure:

 

Spoken to them, and they don't!  They refurb yours....  3-4 weeks by all accounts.



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Posted Yesterday, 09:08 PM

Callipers have gone back to BCS as the left calliper has jammed. The garage found a snapped off torx bit jammed in the grub screw too. Spoke to BCS and they assured me they will turn it around in 24hrs once that have received them. Am happy the weather has been rubbish recently. I’d be proper grumpy if it had been lovely and I’d not been able to drive it.

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Posted Yesterday, 10:38 PM

Bugger. What a royal PITA :9mm:





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