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    service and cam change needed

    just wondering what is average price i should be paying for full engine service and cambelt kit and fitting,
    vauxhall quoted 460
    local garage quoted 320


    Is the local garage price ok you rekon, im thinking of just having cambelt done (cars done 45k, 7 years old), and might just get new plugs, air filter and fit myself and do an oil change

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    I had kit, supplied and fitted for 160, with 12 month guarentee, service no more than a 1 ton!
    I dont want to be a product of the enviroment.

    I want the enviroment to be a product of me...

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    they want about 130 for service and like 310 for whole lot, so ill get more quotes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zoomequipped View Post
    they want about 130 for service and like 310 for whole lot, so ill get more quotes.
    Personally I would service it myself, garages these days are guilty of a couple of things when servicing, 1st - cheap oil 2nd - Say they've changed fuel filter and they dont!

    Parts for service from vauxhall 30 notes, plus another 25-30 for a good oil, its also very easy to do....

    Timing belt should be no more than 200 pal!
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    ok ill get cambelt done at garage, and what parts do i need for service, plugs, good oil, airfilter, anything else fellas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zoomequipped View Post
    ok ill get cambelt done at garage, and what parts do i need for service, plugs, good oil, airfilter, anything else fellas?
    Go on ebay and search for vauxhall astra service kit, you'll get everything you'll need except oil, dont buy cheap oil either, its worth paying that bit extra...
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    Oil Filter
    Air Filter
    Fuel Filter
    Plugs
    Oil

    Also clean off your throttle body with carb cleaner whole your at it buddy!
    I dont want to be a product of the enviroment.

    I want the enviroment to be a product of me...

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    plugs are easy to fit ye
    air filter easy
    fuel filter bit tricky to get to isnt it
    oil filter???
    and how do you drain oil?

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