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Re: Dealership vs Independant Garage
Depends on the vehicle imo.
The merc goes to the main dealer - to preserve its resale value.
The remaining cars & the van get done by myself, as they are much simpler under the bonnet, and a main dealer wouldn't know what to do with a car which is older than most of their 'technicians'...
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater