Geraldton mechanical & engineering recommendations

Submitted: Sunday, Dec 04, 2016 at 18:43
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Hi ho possums,

Just a quick reflection from our 3 mth WA trip July - Sept this year.

Our 2000 Merc Sprinter lost a front swaybar mount through metal fatigue ! Unusual but there you go.

Two Geraldtn businesses that provided superb service and assistance & which I thoroughly recommend are;

AXIS AUTOS, 284 Marine Tce Geraldton, located just down from the Tourist Office & adjoining the 24hr free camp carpark.
Phn 9921 2411
General mechanical services & RAC service centre
Contact is John Riemer

JLW ENGINEERING, 88 Flores Rd Geraldton
Phn 9921 6193
Contact is Chris Reynolds
Machining & general engineering - specialist welding & fabrication etc

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Reply By: Member - mechpete - Monday, Dec 05, 2016 at 08:13

Monday, Dec 05, 2016 at 08:13
not unusual for the rear sway bar mounts to break ,
have replaced plenty of them
cheers mechpete
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Follow Up By: Member - pete g1 - Monday, Dec 05, 2016 at 08:22

Monday, Dec 05, 2016 at 08:22
Thanks for that..now I'll check mine.

My trip problem was the chassis/body section fractured at front left s/bar mount .

had replacemt bush & mount flown ADL to Geraldton over weekend for $38 ..where Perth had to source from east coast at about $80 & a week !

ADL Co out at Wingfield , Van Spares are a great Merc source of parts & service.
cheers
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Reply By: Murray48 - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 15:20

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 15:20
+1 for JLW Engineering, been using them for years.
Chris is very helpful and has the knowledge to back it up.
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