Reputable Brisbane petrol service + QLD tyre size news

Submitted: Friday, May 02, 2008 at 01:06
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Hello all,

I am in need of a service and pre-trip check up and was hoping to get it done at the same time/place. I have looked at the archive and there is a lot of diesel mechanics but very little on petrol

Can someone recommend an honest reasonable mechanic who knows there way around a small petrol 4x4 and can do a pre-trip check up.

Would prefer closer to inner city, north/west side


Tyre news,
I know this is done to death, but the national scheme is coming in next year so from that date 50mm rolling diameter increases will be legal, but until that date only 15mm is allowed... go figure

Your help is appreciated!

Zook
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Reply By: Member - Porl - Friday, May 02, 2008 at 09:47

Friday, May 02, 2008 at 09:47
I've used Auto Brakes, West End, Mark is the bloke, honest straightforward, easy to park at and he's been round for decades, which of course is a good sign for any mechanic. He drives an F250 and I see petrol and diesel 4WD's there all the time. Cafe 20m along the road. He even welded up my footbal club's goal posts for free, probably an apprentice but hey it was a generous gesture.
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Reply By: Member - Ruth D (QLD) - Friday, May 02, 2008 at 12:37

Friday, May 02, 2008 at 12:37
Hey Zook, where are you going this trip?
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Follow Up By: zook - Friday, May 02, 2008 at 12:43

Friday, May 02, 2008 at 12:43
Hi Ruth,

will be heading to Birdsville, then down either Cordillo downs rd or Walkers crossing? to Innaminkca. Hoping to do the Bore track stop at cameron corner and then head back through northern NSW

Wanted to check the 4x4 over before I head off.

Zook
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Reply By: Member - Patrick (QLD) - Friday, May 02, 2008 at 14:56

Friday, May 02, 2008 at 14:56
I can recommend B&P Car Care at Everton Hills. Darren who runs the place is 4WD nut often found racing at landcruiser park in his Suzuki Jimmy.

Darren was recommended to me about 3 years ago to look after my Patrol 3.0 TD and has done a top job.

His prices are very fair and he would look after you.

Hi contact details are 3353 5046, 2/29 Timms Road, Everton Hills.

Cheers, Patrick
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Reply By: Trevor R (QLD) - Friday, May 02, 2008 at 20:50

Friday, May 02, 2008 at 20:50
Regarding the tyre size situation, bring on the 50mm national rule I say!! hope mine last until about that time then there is no excuse from the mrs to go bigger......after all bigger is better right? LOL!!

Cheers, Trevor.
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Reply By: zook - Tuesday, May 06, 2008 at 16:42

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 at 16:42
Thanks for your help guys, I will look into the people suggested.

Was hoping to get a response from Ruth but seems was just stickybeaking! anyway,

helpful as always

zook
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