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Lokbooks

By Appointment, Braeside, VIC, 3195

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

We offer top-quality personalised log books, custom & commercial logbook for businesses.

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Dentfree

52 Winbourne Rd, Brookvale, NSW, 2100

Dent Free Dent Removal Brookvale offers dent repair and auto dent removal service.

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VIC Metal Recyclers Pty Ltd

1 Maria St, Laverton North, VIC, 3026

We offer Free car removal service in Melbourne, so you don't have to worry about getting it to scrap yard.

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Ultra Tune: Carlisle

48 Raleigh St, Carlisle, WA, 6101

Ultra Tune is the top choice for auto service and repairs on the south side of Perth. We’re located in Carlisle on Raleigh Street, and we offer fast and reliable service.

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LowCo Customs

Uni 1, 10 Ivan St, Arundel, QLD, 4214

Low.Co Customs are a Gold Coast custom panel beater and paint shop. We cover all kinds of custom car modifications from quick touch-ups to full re-sprays. Our specialty is classic car restorations and custom hot rods. Our services are: • Low.Co Customs • Spray Painting • Custom Fabrication • Complete Restoration • Rust Surgery • Track Cars • Smash/Insurance • Guard Rolling/Pumping • Buff/Polish • Boats • Touch Ups • Show Cars • Wheel Respray Low.Co Mechanical • General Mechanical • Log Book Servicing • Engine Conversions • Gear Box Replacement • Brakes/Suspension • Performance Upgrades/Modifications • Wheels and Tyres Low.Co Trimming • Automotive/Motorbike/Truck • Marine • General Items Call 07 5528 9386 for a free quote 6:30am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

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Engines Plus Pty Ltd

31 Taunton Dr, Cheltenham, VIC, 3192

Engines Plus provide outstanding Automotive Repair services.

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The Mechanix Tyre & Auto

Unit 2, 3 Nissen St, Pialba, QLD, 4655

We only use well known quality reputable Products replacement and parts for your satisfaction

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User Guide To Automotive Repair

There is a great number of car repair services in Australia. In fact, there are numerous automotive repair shops in different states and territories due to the high number of vehicles in the country. Cars either used for urban use or off-road break down eventually and the services of motor mechanics are needed all the time.

Automotive repair shops come with a variety of services and specialties. Some automotive parts stores maintain service operations. Some are regional or national chains and franchises. Another type of automotive repair shop is the service departments of car dealerships which are the only ones authorized to perform warranty and recall repairs by the manufacturers and distributors. Automotive repair shops are run by motor mechanics.

The main role of the motor mechanic is to diagnose the problem of the vehicle accurately and quickly and provide the necessary services to fix it. They often quote the price of the repair to the customer before starting to work on the vehicle or after partial disassembly for inspection. Motor mechanics often use electrical equipment to determine the problem but they also use their senses. They may repair a specific part of the car or replace one or more assembly parts. Most motor mechanics are provided with sophisticated diagnostic computers for fixing the more sophisticated systems of today?s vehicles. They may also be qualified to repair the electrical systems of the vehicle.

Automotive repair may also include certain modifications on the vehicle to improve its performance on both on the road and off road. These are usually requested by automobile enthusiasts. The rates of vehicle modification may vary depending on the kind of work to be done and the parts needed for the vehicle.

Vehicle repair and modifications vary and may include vehicle lifts to increase the amount of clearance between the ground and the bottom of the frame of the vehicle, body lifts, suspension lifts for better handling capabilities, axle lifts by fitting larger tires or mounting portal axles, and many more. These accessories are available from stores that specialize in automobiles and also from the retailer of the vehicles, which can be requested upon purchase.
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association is concerned with the manufacturing, re-manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution and retailing of all vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment and services on all vehicles.

How to choose the best automotive repair shop

  • Before you even need a repair shop, start searching for one. You make better decisions when you are not rushed or panicked.
  • Ask people you know for their recommendations based from their experience.
  • When you find a repair shop, start with small jobs. If you are satisfied, you may trust them with more complex repairs.
  • The policies of the automotive repair shop should always be posted or explained to your satisfaction.
  • The management of a good automotive repair shop is always willing to discuss the problem if you are not satisfied with the service.

Ask if the shop customarily handles your car make and model

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John

19 Dec 2017

Good and honest service. I dealt with Stacey who was very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended! ...
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Ultra Tune: Carlisle

48 Raleigh St, Carlisle, WA
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Marjorie

18 Oct 2017

Excellent service from Ultratune Carlisle! Stacey was extremely helpful and informative. The mechani...
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Ultra Tune: Carlisle

48 Raleigh St, Carlisle, WA
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Cerys

22 Sep 2017

Prompt service with comprehensive check of my vehicle. I especially appreciate the detailed breakdow...
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Ultra Tune: Carlisle

48 Raleigh St, Carlisle, WA
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08 Sep 2017

Great customer service and excellent workmanship! Managers Craig and Stacey create a relaxed atmosph...
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48 Raleigh St, Carlisle, WA
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