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#1 samagard

Posted 10 March 2012 - 10:46 AM

Looking at buying a larger car but it is a private sale ( don't feel like paying the "Canberra car yard tax").
Does anyone know of a really good mechanic who can do this
Don't want to find problems after I buy the car sad.gif

Edited by somebody_new, 10 March 2012 - 10:47 AM.


#2 boofloo

Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:31 PM

Depends if you just want someone to inspect the car mechanically or if you want them to be able to issue a rego certificate as well.  Also depends on the sort of car - if it was a 4WD and you are southside I can recommend Hume Off Road.  They do all our mechanical work on our 4WDs and also did a pre-purchase inspection on the vehicle we just bought (and found a few minor problems we would not have found on our own).  For rego inspections we go to Gastune in Tuggeranong - but that is because our vehicles are LPG and need a gas certificate as well as a normal rego inspection.

#3 bright*future

Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:37 PM

Not sure but I think they usually advertise if they do it, i am picturing some green triangle logo they stick on their stuff if they are able to do it.

I totally understand where you are coming from and will never buy a car from a dealer again if I can help it!

#4 samagard

Posted 10 March 2012 - 06:36 PM

Thanks ladies

It is a 7 seater and still registered.
Just wanted to make sure there was nothing I can't see.
I am southside but the car is northside.


#5 SkeptiFERAL

Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:44 PM

I had one of these done at the mechanics near the intersection of Ashley Dr and Erindale Dr (near what is now the 711) once - was happy with their service.

#6 Yomumma

Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:40 AM

Mitchell Service Centre in Hoskins street Mitchell are good

#7 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:19 PM

Don't NRMA Motorserve do these checks??

#8 samagard

Posted 13 March 2012 - 12:26 PM

Car getting inspected.
Should know by end of week
Thanks everyone for the advice




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