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Independent BMW specialists: list

Post by Phoenix Nights » Sun 26 Mar, 2006 18:47

I've researched a short list of Independents in the Midlands (from Staffs down to Milton Keynes). Only those in bold have actually been recommended to me by people. That doesn't mean the others are less good - simply that they are garages I've come across on the net, rather than via a direct recommendation.

OSC Motorsport, Rugby: www.oscmotorsport.co.uk
Burton Motor Workshop, Burton-on-Trent (Staffs): Tel: 01283 500750
NCB Autokraft, Birmingham: 0121 777 2083
Prestige Car Servicing, main office Leicester: www.prestigecarservicing.com
Martek Motorsport, Birmingham - recommended but I can't find contact details. Maybe they've closed down.
BM Euroservice, Wolverhampton: www.bmeuroservice.com
PCS Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes: www.pcs-mk.co.uk
BMW Auto Parts, West Bromwich: www.bmwautoparts.co.uk

I feel that this is an increasingly important area now that fewer of our cars are covered by BMW's abysmal extended warranty. I hope this list is helpful, and please feel free to add to it or share any further information. Or perhaps post details of quality independents in your area.
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Post by Robin » Sun 26 Mar, 2006 19:39

Too true Pheonix.
Near Southampton are Bartley BMW
http://www.bartleybmw.com/
When my previous ///M was occasionally faltering, they plugged in their diagnosic unit to check things, for no charge.
Also, they told me about the braided steel clutch hose to solve the notchy gear shift, when all Scotthall did was try & sell me a new clutch to solve the problem !

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Post by Phoenix Nights » Sun 26 Mar, 2006 19:52

DAVE L wrote:Last year I used Clayton Cars in Bristol:-
http://www.claytoncars.co.uk/mainpage.html
Inspection 2 with brake fluid and coolant change was £322. :D :D

Dave L
Fantastic! :) When I had my previous Zed - a '97 2.8 just like yours - I paid around two and a half times that for the same thing at a BMW main dealer.

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Post by Dav » Sun 26 Mar, 2006 20:10

Last year I used Clayton Cars in Bristol:-
http://www.claytoncars.co.uk/mainpage.html
Inspection 2 with brake fluid and coolant change was £322. :D :D

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Post by Phoenix Nights » Mon 27 Mar, 2006 09:19

Just spoken to the very helpful Martin at Prestige Car Servicing: www.prestigecarservicing.com

The aim of the company is to set up a network of quality independents all over the country, servicing BMW, Mercs etc. They even pick your car up and deliver it back to you, should you choose. For an Inspection II on an ///M Roadster, I was quoted a mere £265 plus VAT which is - given that dealer prices can be three times that - highly competitive.

Give them a ring on 0800 169 1511.

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Post by jamdcam » Mon 27 Mar, 2006 10:47

Steve,

Thanks for the website. I have to send my baby in for a MOT soon and last year was taken for a bit of a ride by the dealers. I have only recently found a new group in and around Wimbledon being AMC who work on Mercs and BMW's but I haven't heard anything about them yet.

I'll definitely be giving them (prestige) a call to see if they have anyone in SW London to take the car to.

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Post by ZZZEMMCO » Mon 27 Mar, 2006 12:20

MUNICH MOTORS Ltd 0118 9772236. Reading Road, Wokingham.

Clive has many years experience within Dealership before seeing the light, and starting own company.Great ZM engineman and Vanos guru and cured probs on set up and running when supposed Approved dealers£££££££ couldnt :head: .Has serviced Alpina for some years.Honest and says it like it is---The BIZ. Worth my 160 mile round trips.Always busy!!!!!
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Post by davieb » Wed 10 May, 2006 08:49

http://www.thepaddockgarage.co.uk/

Starting in a couple of weeks in Whimple, on the old A30 heading out of Exeter towards Honiton

Temporary web-site thus far, but look again in a couple of weeks. Mark, the owner, has just done an oil service for me and pointed out a couple of things that I'll be taking back to the main dealer as warranty repairs. He's a really nice guy and like I said previously, was one of the most senior technicians at the main dealership. His business partner Natalie will be looking after car sales on the same site.

As soon as I find the details on the Torquay guy I'll post them up.

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Post by Alex L » Wed 10 May, 2006 18:49

I use http://www.pmwltd.co.uk/ in Chelmsford, am pleased with their friendly professional service and relatively cheap labour charges.

I understand that a number of other people on this forum also use them and are equally impressed.

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Post by muppet » Wed 10 May, 2006 20:10

I have just started using B M Motors . Station Road ,Law Lanarkshire tel 01698 375146

He is used by a fair amount of the guys in the BMWCC Scottish region .details on their web site. links from the home page


http://www.bmwccscotland.co.uk/bmmotors/
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Post by R80TER » Mon 19 Jun, 2006 09:21

I just had inspection 1 done by www.custom-werks.co.uk excellent service and highly recomended. located in Hayes and is 5 mins from Paddington main line (10 minute train)

Used a lot by the E36coupe.com people and is a specialist with all things BMW!
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Autologic Hull

Post by stu » Wed 21 Jun, 2006 19:25

Autologic Hull is run by Lee & Phil, both ex BMW and specialising in quality cars.

They still know how to properly fault find if required, but also have all of the latest diagnostic equipment. Prices are very reasonable, especially if your used to southern or stealer prices.

Contact them on 01482 640640.

They're in Hessle, to the west of Hull, about 0.5m off the A63 (Clive Sullivan Way).
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Post by BEN! » Mon 28 Aug, 2006 18:10

Smooth tune in colchester.
01206 213035

been using them for years, great service and prices
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Independent BMW Specialists in Cheshire

Post by M3BMC » Wed 01 Nov, 2006 12:23

I have now had my fill of the main dealers seeing as the car is out of warranty. Halliwell Jones in Warrington just did my Inspection 1 and charged me £650 and I provided my own Mobil 1. What galled me was that they charged me for a litre of oil and some screenwash that they left in the car. It was in a nice presentation pouch but I didn't ask for it and they charged me £20 for it. Needless to say it got returned to them for a refund. Bit cheeky emptying the contents of their stores dept into my car and charging me for it. I am now looking for an independent to service my beloved M Roadster. Does anyone have any recommendation in Cheshire/Manchester area?

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Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by Guest » Wed 01 Nov, 2006 14:46

I used Munich Legends to fit my subframe bushes. Nice guys that know BMWs very well. The boss drives and M1!

http://www.munichlegends.co.uk/homepage.html

Ashdown Garage, Chelwood Gate, East Sussex. RH17 7DE.
Tel: 01825 740456, Fax: 01825 740094

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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by shabsbmw » Thu 02 Nov, 2006 12:25

siwilson wrote:I used Munich Legends to fit my subframe bushes. Nice guys that know BMWs very well. The boss drives and M1!
Hi there,

have you ever used Vines of Redhill? :?: :?: :?:

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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by Guest » Thu 02 Nov, 2006 20:53

shabsbmw wrote:
siwilson wrote:I used Munich Legends to fit my subframe bushes. Nice guys that know BMWs very well. The boss drives and M1!
Hi there,

have you ever used Vines of Redhill? :?: :?: :?:
Yes, I am in there on a weekly basis at the moment. Not bad people, but they have made some 'mistakes' on my car.

Don't go near Vines of Gatwick though. Not nice people at all.

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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by shabsbmw » Fri 03 Nov, 2006 14:12

simon wilson wrote:Yes, I am in there on a weekly basis at the moment. Not bad people, but they have made some 'mistakes' on my car.

Don't go near Vines of Gatwick though. Not nice people at all.

Tell me about it, i had a non fault accident in May this year and as i bought the car from Vines of Redhill and got good service i though i would give them the car after the accident, they had the car sent off to one of BMW's approved repairs centre, and the car had to go back...................wait for it .......8 TIMES, as the paintwork wasn't right, the wheels had marks on them, and the bonnett grills were different, one chrome and one black!!!
I have now got the car back, but i can't believe they kept sending it back to this approved repair place, in the end they sent it to Vines of Guildford who had the car twice!!!

What can i say........ :head: :head: :head:

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Post by maxman » Mon 11 Dec, 2006 22:06

These are situated just outside Wrexham .I will let you know how good they are in a couple of weeks.www.smithsbm.co
The prices they quote dont seem over the top.

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Post by RogerPJ » Tue 12 Dec, 2006 15:15

I use:

Emtec - 13b Middleton Rd, Salisbury, SP2 7AY - 01722 349 333

and have always found their service excellent as well as good value. They're really passionate about BMWs and gave me lots of free advice when buying my Z3.

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Post by BcsBob » Wed 13 Dec, 2006 13:01

I have used BMWorx near Aylesbury for the last 3 years. excellent service from very experienced BMW mechanics. Reasonable prices as well.

:D :D :D

BMWorX Rusell or Stewart
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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by Racing Tortoise » Fri 11 May, 2007 07:24

shabsbmw wrote:Yes, I am in there on a weekly basis at the moment. Not bad people, but they have made some 'mistakes' on my car.
The view on Munich Legends seems to be mixed. However they've always given me top-notch service. Possibly because I bought the car from them.
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Re: Independent Specialist--The BIZ

Post by smartypants » Fri 11 May, 2007 09:22

ZZZEMMCO wrote:MUNICH MOTORS Ltd 0118 9772236. Reading Road, Wokingham.

Clive has many years experience within Dealership before seeing the light, and starting own company.Great ZM engineman and Vanos guru and cured probs on set up and running when supposed Approved dealers£££££££ couldnt :head: .Has serviced Alpina for some years.Honest and says it like it is---The BIZ. Worth my 160 mile round trips.Always busy!!!!!
I have used these also - and can vouch for them. Although I would recommend staying with the car if you are putting it in for an MOT, and they use the monkeys across the road who seem to have a blatant disregard for the owners car whilst moving it from a parking bay into the MOT centre (and its only 40 yards)

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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by Guest » Fri 11 May, 2007 12:35

RacingTeatray wrote:
shabsbmw wrote:Yes, I am in there on a weekly basis at the moment. Not bad people, but they have made some 'mistakes' on my car.
The view on Munich Legends seems to be mixed. However they've always given me top-notch service. Possibly because I bought the car from them.
Actually that comment was mine and was referring to Vines of Redhill, not Munich Legends.

Si.

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Re: Munich Legends in East Sussex

Post by Racing Tortoise » Fri 11 May, 2007 18:23

siwilson wrote:
RacingTeatray wrote:
shabsbmw wrote:Yes, I am in there on a weekly basis at the moment. Not bad people, but they have made some 'mistakes' on my car.
The view on Munich Legends seems to be mixed. However they've always given me top-notch service. Possibly because I bought the car from them.
Actually that comment was mine and was referring to Vines of Redhill, not Munich Legends.

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Post by T48 TRE » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 07:33

anyone know of an indie in or around Coventry,

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Post by Phil » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 20:15

Crackley Motors, Kenilworth ----------- talk to James

Look out for his E30 M3 in Warsteiner colours --- awesome. He brought it out on the last Drive and Dine and stole the show :lol:
Sapphire black/Imola red and black interior/ red roof/ S54 - the only RHD one made.

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Post by Martin » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 22:39

Autotech Lock Lane Warwick. OK for mechanical repairs but does not have BMW diagnostic kit.

Only other downside is the state of Lock Lane OK if you have X5/X3 but its a killer for Zeds!

Can anyone else give more info about Crackley Motors in Kenilworth?

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Post by nero » Fri 20 Jul, 2007 10:59

muppet wrote:I have just started using B M Motors . Station Road ,Law Lanarkshire tel 01698 375146

He is used by a fair amount of the guys in the BMWCC Scottish region .details on their web site. links from the home page
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Post by Tim II » Mon 10 Sep, 2007 08:36

Does anyone know of any BMW specialist garages in the Greater Belfast area?

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Post by spokey » Mon 10 Sep, 2007 09:15

I use Bensten in St Ives, Cambs. http://www.benstenmotors.co.uk/

(Sorry I don't know anyone in Belfast. :) )
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Post by Gazza » Mon 10 Sep, 2007 14:03

Used regularly, very helpful and knows his stuff

East London/Essex area

http://www.sbseclipse.co.uk/

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Post by domross » Sat 15 Sep, 2007 12:57

I've used Grants of Wellington (just outside Taunton) mainly for my old E30 and always found them to be efficient and knowledgable....think they charge about £45+VAT as an hourly rate although Inspection 1's/2's etc. are all fixed prices.

http://www.grantsbmw.co.uk/

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Post by tedster » Sat 15 Sep, 2007 19:17

hind heath bmw in cheshire are very good indeed very flexible very well priced and really know there stuff ive taken all my bmws there been brilliant.

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Post by beemer » Thu 29 Nov, 2007 10:13

There are a couple of independant places here in the Northwest that i know of. I've used the two below and they've both been good and reasonably priced too...

BMTech, Manchester http://www.bmtec.co.uk/

David Paul, Warrington 01925 232515

I've also seen a couple of big sign for Black Diamond in Warrington who used to specialise in Rovers and MG's from what i can remember. They now look after BMW's and Minis. i haven't tried them but could be worth googling

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Post by ///M_aniac » Thu 29 Nov, 2007 12:23

Indy in Belfast:

Bernard in Ventry St -

028 90 244213
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Post by ChrisXL » Mon 07 Apr, 2008 08:37

AC in Dublin, very sound and know a lot about M's.

http://www.accarsales.com/

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Post by R80TER » Thu 12 Jun, 2008 15:58

One in Bath/Bristol for you:

http://www.beemer-redeemer.com/

Only place my car will go and i drive 60 miles for the pleasure, but its worth it.

James there is a long term member on e36coupe.com and is a sound fella. if you go there, say rooter sent you ;-)
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Post by Tim II » Fri 11 Jul, 2008 14:36

///M_aniac wrote:Indy in Belfast:

Bernard in Ventry St -

028 90 244213
Know what Bernard's hourly rate +vat is please?

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Post by henrycrun » Tue 26 Aug, 2008 09:42

Martin wrote:Autotech Lock Lane Warwick. OK for mechanical repairs but does not have BMW diagnostic kit.

Only other downside is the state of Lock Lane OK if you have X5/X3 but its a killer for Zeds!

Can anyone else give more info about Crackley Motors in Kenilworth?
BTW I notice that Autotech, Warwick lists diagnostics in their Yellow Pages entry. Presumably this is not BMW specific ?

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Post by kanerz09 » Sat 21 Feb, 2009 16:07

Any indies in Ayrshire, or Glasgow??
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Munich legends

Post by Boysie » Sun 22 Feb, 2009 12:04

Hi

Munich Legends I feel are the Best

If you live within acceptable driving distance its worth it.
They are so so knowledgeable and friendly, the mechanics have been there for years.
Which in these days its hard to find a garage with that.
I visited there recently and the owner is proposing an M day with food as well.

When i know of the date I will post it.

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Post by Torres09 » Sun 22 Feb, 2009 15:33

Linwar motors in Southport are excellent. great service and good prices. Ian used to own a zed so knows his stuff. He also has a warehouse of all things BMW so you can always find bits and bobs
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Post by BexZ3 » Tue 10 Mar, 2009 12:05

Thorney Motorsport in Milton Keynes HAS to be one of the best lpaces specialising in M powered cars but also BMW's in general.

In Warrington there is David Paul.

I'd like to know what indi's there are up near me in Aberdeenshire!

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Post by _wendy_ » Tue 10 Mar, 2009 16:18

anyone know a good indy in derby or notts area?

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Post by shoegazer » Wed 23 Sep, 2009 13:44

http://www.Autohausdiagnostics.co.uk Wigginton, York come with a fine reputation. Both owners are well respected BMW/castle trained mechanics, I have several mates who speak very highly of them.

Not had need to use them yet but will let you know how I get on when it's service time.!
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Post by mattdedasc » Tue 17 Nov, 2009 13:46

http://www.auto-bavaria.co.uk/

Newcastle - Auto Bavaria - Looks after my auld zed very well. George is very knowledgeable around beemers and has all the tools.

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Post by Murf » Sun 29 Nov, 2009 23:39

Anyone know a decent specialist in the west berkshire area? Wouldn't mind a specialist having a good like at my car whilst I have a short (ish) warranty.

Only name that seems to crop up is Munich Motors in Wokingham but it opinion on other forums seems to be split right down the middle with them and I'm keen to find an honest garage who will be only too happy to look after my new wheels and business in future. Cheers :D

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Post by Alfie » Tue 01 Dec, 2009 11:17

Murf.

Derek and Clive (yeah, really!) of Munich Motors in Wokingham have decades of BMW experience and certainly know their stuff. You shouldn't shy away from talking to them. They did my 'end of dealer warranty check' and were very thorough.

But I use Phil Crouch of CPC Performance Engineering in Chorleywood, just off J18 of the M25. He's a very busy man and can be difficult to pin down, but he really knows his Beamers and ///Ms inside out, and he charges sensible prices.

Call Phil on 01923 283274 or click www.cpcpe.com
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Post by Murf » Tue 01 Dec, 2009 12:22

Cheers Alfie - I think I'll give Munich Motors a go, my folks live in Wokingham so it's a no brainer. I think I may have got muddled up with Legends for the poor reviews - the only bad bits I saw for MM are an awful receptionist which I think I can live with!

Also found out yesterday reading through old threads that the last but one owner is/was a forum member :)

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