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#1 Tricky Dicky

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Posted 22 May 2020 - 04:31 PM

My VX220 n/a has been off the road for a couple of years now but it's time to get it up and running again. I always went to Top Gear Automotive in Wolverhampton for servicing and MOT's but while I've been off the road Top Gear have shut up shop.

 

Does anyone have any recommendations for a decent trustworthy company I can use in the Wolverhampton/West Midlands area for my servicing and MOT please?

 

Thanks in anticipation



#2 chris_uk

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Posted 22 May 2020 - 08:52 PM

If its of any help i'm in leeds and can service / mot the car. 



#3 denno

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Posted 23 May 2020 - 03:20 PM

HPE Auto in Bromsgrove, he works on Lotus and Vx’s, I’ve used him a couple of times now, seems to know his stuff.

I heard that the guy from Topgear Automotive still does mobile work, not sure if anyone on here would have his contact details though.

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 10:24 AM

Gav @ Unit 5 in Burton is great but may be too far for you?



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 01:39 PM

TGA didn't do MOT's, he sent it to the unit immediately to the left of his so could use someone else to do the service... or do it yourself... and then MOT at the same place as he used?



#6 Tricky Dicky

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 01:57 PM

Thanks for all the replies everyone.

 

Chris - Unfortunately Leeds will be a bit too far to go.

Denno - Bromsgrove not too far and I was told that Martin at TGA was doing some mobile stuff but having got in touch he doesn't want the job.

Foxy - Burton not too far thanks.

Ormes - The garage next door to TGA got in touch with Martin for me but he's not interested in doing any work apparently but I've booked the MOT with them, they say they can do the service too but I'm not sure I want them messing around with a car they're not familiar with.

 

 



#7 Ormes

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 02:02 PM

Agree, understand your caution.  Is yours a tubby or na?



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Posted 24 May 2020 - 08:57 PM

If Burton isn’t too far, it’s a no brainer to take it to Gav (Unit 4 Vehicle Services - not Unit 5, doh!). He’ll sort your MoT too (I’ve never had a fail ;)






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