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Journeys : August September 2009
6242 A sure sign your car is in safe hands. Burnie Auto Plant 5 Thirkell St, Cooee Phone 6432 3300 D arren Marthick (pictured with RACT General Manager Roadside & Technical Services, Darren Moody) is our Approved Repairer and Roadside agent in the Burnie region. He and his wife Shari run Burnie Auto Plant from premises in Cooee, just west of the city of Burnie. As well as his Roadside and repair service, Darren offers a vehicle inspection service and is an expert installer of child restraints. Darren Chris Colgrave Our RACT Approved Repairer Code of Practice ensures that all repair work and services performed for members of the RACT will be carried out under the supervision of a competent and qualified person. The RACT Approved Repairer Code of Practice also includes the following key points: • Written estimate of costs provided upon request • Warranty covering repair work for 90 days or 5000 km • Parts that are replaced will be available for you to inspect and keep, if desired • Once commenced, repair work will be completed quickly. When your car’s being repaired, it’s hard not to wonder if the job’s being done correctly. With an RACT Approved Repairer you can relax. RACT Approved Repairers shown with the Show Your Card & Save logo will provide 10% discount on labour if you present your card prior to quotation. Contact your nearest RACT branch for a complete list of Approved Repairers or visit www.ract.com.au Automotive 24 Dry Street, Invermay Phone 6334 1799 After 21 years with Greg Crick Honda, it’s no wonder Chris Colgrave is a Honda specialist. His wife Cheryl drives a Honda CR-V but Chris admits he has a Land Cruiser to tow their caravan. “While we do specialise in Honda, we’re right up to speed with other makes too,” Chris said. “These include some pretty special marques – one of our regular customers has four or five Rolls-Royces.” When we called in, Chris (left) and Brett O’Shea, who has worked there for over Specialist Auto Electrics 287 Liverpool St, Hobart Phone 6231 2541 www.ract.com.au Hobart Automotive Repairs ten years later – both businesses are accredited as RACT Approved Repairers. With a staff of 20, fully-equipped locations in Hobart, Brighton and Huonville and nine field service vehicles on the road, they cover southern Tasmania – and they’ll go further afield if required. (On the day we called in, one of his vehicles was attending a call at Lake Leake.) M ichael Grubb established Specialist Auto Electrics in 1989 and set up 10 years, were about to start a repair job on the brake booster of a classic Bentley. “It makes an interesting change from the high-end electronics of today’s engines,” Brett said. is one of our network of dedicated and skilled contractors around Tasmania – we work in close partnership with our contractors to offer a statewide service to members. As a Bumper to Bumper Bosch Service Dealer, Michael and his team are skilled in the use of high-tech diagnostic equipment, using 11 scan tools on their two machines. Air conditioning and topof-the-range car audio are two more of the key capabilities of Specialist Auto Electrics. August / September 09 35
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