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 Post subject: FG XR6 30,000 KM TUNE UP
Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:13 pm 
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Ride: 09 FG XR6

Location: perth
WA, Australia

Just had 30,000 tune up done from lane ford service included
oil/filter change
top up of fliud levels
brake fuild change
throttle body cleaned and decarbonise reset base idle
visually inspected car make sure anything is working

= $ 471.80

THIS SEEMS f**k EXSPENSIVE FOR A BASIC OIL CHANGE AND LUBE ???
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 Post subject: Re: FG XR6 30,000 KM TUNE UP
Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:47 pm 
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dont forget labor!

 

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 Post subject: Re: FG XR6 30,000 KM TUNE UP
Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:45 am 
Getting Side Ways
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LOL. reset base idle? use the computer. i can't talk though. i'm a Holden technician.

but there is also
Waste disposal
new thinner, more expensive oils (like nearly 7L of it to)
overheads
insurance

 

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 Post subject: Re: FG XR6 30,000 KM TUNE UP
Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:18 am 
Fordmods Junkie
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Power: 238 rwkw

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VIC, Australia

Welcome to rip off dealer servicing.

Your options are to bend over and take it like a man, or take it elsewhere, non dealer.

Oh, and consider yourself lucky. An FPV Turbo 30,000km service is $600 to $650.
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