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Postby andy.g » 03 Sep 2018, 18:13

New poster long time reader, but now need help. I have a T25 1.9DG engine,been off the road for about
a year. It requires an exhaust and an MOT. Long story short, struggling to find anyone to do the work.
I live in Forfar Scotland and just wondering if anyone can suggest were to take it. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Help

Postby bhpdub » 03 Sep 2018, 21:42

Unfortunately, I'm hearing more, and more stories of garages and service centres turning T25 work away, especially engine work.

You get a couple of young lads at your local exhaust or service centre to try to remove your exhaust, they snap the exhaust studs in your heads, they are then left with a major headache, that they are probably unlikely to be geared up to sort.

That's the stuff I'm hearing lots of just lately.
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Re: Help

Postby Smcknighty » 04 Sep 2018, 06:40

Got to be an opportunity for someone though. Where there’s rust there’s brass (possibly)


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Re: Help

Postby jas915 » 04 Sep 2018, 09:59

I'm in cupar but have friends in aylth who use a place in kerrimuir for mot and repairs for there t5,not sure the name but its only a small town.they always seem to do a good job
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Re: Help

Postby 300CE » 04 Sep 2018, 14:41

Might be worth contacting this company to see who works on their van’s or if they can recommend anyone:

https://www.viewfromtheslowlane.com/#vi ... nd-welcome
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Re: Help

Postby andy.g » 04 Sep 2018, 18:10

300CE wrote:Might be worth contacting this company to see who works on their van’s or if they can recommend anyone:

https://www.viewfromtheslowlane.com/#vi ... nd-welcome

Thanks very much for that, will give them a bell tomorrow
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Re: Help

Postby andy.g » 04 Sep 2018, 18:13

jas915 wrote:I'm in cupar but have friends in aylth who use a place in kerrimuir for mot and repairs for there t5,not sure the name but its only a small town.they always seem to do a good job

Thanks for that, have a few friends in Kirrie will get them to do some digging or me.
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Re: Help

Postby R0B » 04 Sep 2018, 18:18

I realise your new fella. But for future reference :wink: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=78599
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Re: Help

Postby andy.g » 04 Sep 2018, 18:25

R0B wrote:I realise your new fella. But for future reference :wink: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=78599

Yep read that this morning and too late relised I'd boobed, won't happen again :oops:
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Re: Help

Postby andy.g » 04 Sep 2018, 18:33

bhpdub wrote:Unfortunately, I'm hearing more, and more stories of garages and service centres turning T25 work away, especially engine work.

You get a couple of young lads at your local exhaust or service centre to try to remove your exhaust, they snap the exhaust studs in your heads, they are then left with a major headache, that they are probably unlikely to be geared up to sort.

That's the stuff I'm hearing lots of just lately.

I'm with you on that, last MOT exhaust was patched but advised needs replacing next time but couldn't do it for the exact example you gave and they couldn't find anyone else to do it
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Re: Help

Postby matteo » 06 Sep 2018, 19:50

Hi,
Back in 2014 I needed some engine work doing and went to Aird Motors in Beauly. I realise that's a long way for you but they did a good job and there was a mechanic there who had worked a lot on T25s over the years.
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Re: Help

Postby andy.g » 08 Sep 2018, 17:42

matteo wrote:Hi,
Back in 2014 I needed some engine work doing and went to Aird Motors in Beauly. I realise that's a long way for you but they did a good job and there was a mechanic there who had worked a lot on T25s over the years.

Thanks for the info maybe keep that one as a last resort
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