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q2 and clutch fitting Scotland?

Hi Guys
looking at prices at getting q2 and clutch fitted in scotland, i live in dumfries but i dont mind travelling a little to go to the right garage
i normally use several different garages down south on my many visits, but i dont have any upcoming visits so looking a little more local
does anyone recommend anywhere where to get clutch and q2 fitted?
i have family in glasgow area so i could always drop off and stay up there
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I would expect to pay around 7-8 hours labour to fit those parts, plus some gearbox oil.
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cool thanks pud, doing the research as i really need to get this diff and clutch sorted before i end up blowing the diff
i not really driving the car all that much at the mo prob only 3-4 times in last few weeks one of which was long journey north to south and back again lol
the money i saving in petrol going toward getting it done lol
gearbox oil i got 10 litres of that in my garage when i bulk bought some before christmas, works out cheaper in the long run
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Should be 75W90 or 75W85 and GL5 compatible.
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only done 3-4k on new gearbox oil
yeah i got 75/90w castrol gl5 stuff, have to check now exactly what it is though
i really wanna get this sorted out as soon as, i keep reading ppl's threads on my diff has gone it starting to play on my mind and dont fancy having to pay out to reslove such a failure, since i still short on cash
only used the car a few times in the last few weeks so saving quite a bit in fuel so that will pay towards the parts
i do miss driving it though, my lil bro corsa just doesn't sound the same lol or drive the same hehe
what is it that takes the time to fit?

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i will do some extra phoning tomoz and see
thanks guys
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what was the chat from McLennans then? i've been using their place for years now and would definitely recommend them
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nice first post, take it you have had a q2 fitted, and how much etc
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Thanks I will look into it
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Thanks I will look into it
Howd you get on and see

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q2 delayed for bit longer again after paying out for yet more wedding stuff, however good news is i getting married in 7 weeks so really not long to wait now
i did phone up a few of the garages above and got prices, so not long now.
other good news is the future wife agrees it needs to be done
i will post my results as soon as i have them
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Dougie recently got his Q2 done by JM Motors in Falkirk (for his 147 GTA). They are an Alfa specialist and are very good for labour rates. I use them for my cars and can recommend them.
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i tink i gone a little mad, but then maybe you guys can re-persuade me
since i had a little issue with exhaust blowing i used some of my q2 money and (honeymoon savings) to get replacement exhaust
my tinking now is that when i get q2 fitted i only get diff done and then spend money that would normally get spent on clutch to get eibach arb's installed instead, am i mad????
i work it out and the q2 clutch combo seems to only save roughly 100 quid
the car had new clutch in may 2009 so i am unsure whether i just being stupid ????????
advice needed please (i cant keep putting it off)
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If it had a clutch in 09 I wouldn't bother doing it again. Where are you going to get Eibach arbs from though, they've been out of production for a year..
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ahhhh! good question pud? other options are Alfastumper and Whiteline?
What is recommended?
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Aziraphale has just had to send back a Whiteline front ARB due to fouling on the lower wishbones.. Although thats the only bad thing I've heard about them. What are the Alfastumper ones like price-wise?
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