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Journeys : Oct Nov 2010
October / November 2010 37 6548A A sure sign your car is in safe hands. 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. www.ract.com.au 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 Life on the move Pride Autos & LPG 78 Bathurst Street, Launceston. 6334 1311 Shane Gray is a busy bloke, dividing his time between two businesses – Pride Autos and Shane Gray Advanced Automotive & LPG. With around 30 years in the business in and around the Launceston area, Shane knows his way around the automotive repair industr y. He purchased the long-standing local business in 2008 to establish his current operation, which handles general repair work with a specialty in European vehicles and LPG repairs and conversions. Shane says the LPG conversion trade has settled down from the crazy days immediately after the Federal Government’s conversion rebate was announced in August 2006, but the work is still steady. Shane employs 10 full-time staff. You’ll find them all at 78 Bathurst Street, Launceston. Barry Cooper Auto Repairs 82 Federal Street, North Hobart 6234 2243 Michael Fintor (right) star ted work as an apprentice with Barr y Cooper, back in 1976. On Barr y’s retirement 27 years ago, he purchased the business, which quickly outgrew its or iginal Lefroy Street premises. Michael moved to his present spacious and modern location in Federal Street 13 years ago, and he now heads a team of five qualified mechanics. Barr y Cooper Auto Repairs is capable of handling a wide range of services, including service and repairs on automatic transmissions, cooling systems, suspension, steering and electronic fuel injection systems. When the R ACT Approved Repairer scheme began, Michael’s team worked on carburettors like the model he’s holding, from an early Toyota van. These days, they’re skilled in the repair and servicing of modern fuel injection systems.
Aug Sep 2010