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    Hi,

    Im currently away from home staying in the Cotswolds and looking for a good BMW specialst to do an Inspection 1 on my E46 M3.
    BMW Swindon are quoting £800 for this so wondering if there is anyone cheaper around.

    Also, is there anywhere in the area that could do a re-map as well?
     
     

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    This any help http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...county-t18129/

    See our forum vendors section for remaps
     
     

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    hi there,

    where abouts in the cotswolds are you..?

    i live in aylesbury and work in oxford, i know there one or two in or around the area.

    Chris
     
     

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    Thanks for you replies, that link was rather useful.

    I'm just south of Cirencester staying in a hotel untill November. Inspection 1 is coming up and will be needing it beginning of August but don't fancy paying BMW £800 + parts for it.
     
     

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    Inspection 1 on an M car include check and adjust valve clearances..
    As yours is a 2003 it shouldnt need brake fluid or coolant, brake fluid is 2 years and coolant is 4 years.
    You should be able to get the price down from £800 though...
     
     

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    There is Ernigrip at Enstone airfield, good prices and service.
    http://ernigrip.com/

    Also in Cirencester there is a BMW indy but dont know anything about them just that I have seen there sign for the last 10 years, they are if you go past lidl or it may be Aldi then turn right the opposite way to Love lane ind estate, go past the garage on the left and go up the slope, the road bends left then right on the slope and there is a small ind estate on the left with a big board with a picture of a 7 series BMW on it, that is were they are.
     
     

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    I've seen the BMW 'Specialist' in Cirencester, I think i'll be giving him a pass and trying another one. Thanks for the help.
     
     

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    Steve Rowley (Cheltenham) just quoted £189.99+VAT for an inspection 1 on an E46 M3. Something must be strange there as that seems stupidly cheap.
     
     

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    Sound too cheap he cant be doing the complete job that the main dealer does, I'd avoid him and pay more money for peace of mind it has been done correctly.
     
     

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    I work in Cirencester and have used Ultimate Cars for the occasional service or work during the winter. The BMW mechanic is Keith, hes a nice guy who knows his stuff. He used to race his E46 M3 so your car would have been in capable hands.
     
     

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