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PostSubject: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 15:09

my impreza was kinda built on a budget by the previous owner gradually iv been putting things how they should have been in the first place

iv got some genuine STI gaskets from Import car parts already just need a rough estimate on fitting
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 19:32

think your looking at around a 1000quid for it to be done right and by someone who know what they are doing for example andy kindon
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 19:35

think your looking at around a 1000quid for it to be done right and by someone who know what they are doing for example andy kindon
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 19:40

A grand?!? JESUS
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 19:53

ste162 wrote:
A grand?!? JESUS

Like Trev said you need to get it done properly - i.e with the heads skimmed and genuine Subaru or Cosworth head gaskets. Give Andy Kindon a call mate and ask him for a price - you might get a nice surprise - but most reputable specialists will charge you around that price. Get it done cheaper and not properly and you will be paying to get it done again before very long.

Andy Kindon is based in Chester Le Street, his details are in the "Your Business Section"

A & S Motors
10 STELLA GILL IND EST.
CHESTER LE STREET
DURHAM
DH2 2RG

Tel. 0191 388 9629
Mob. 07734 453 469
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 19:58

does the head need a skim ? are you replacing timing belt kit and pulleys ? Water pump being replaced ?
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 20:47

fookin how much ?. Where was that gesstamate from RCM,
I bet AK would love to charge 1K for HG replacement. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 21:09

The heads shouldn't need skimming yeah full timing belt kit tensioner a pullies water pump crank seal rocker cover gaskets all new genuine gear then I know I can trust it when I wanna put my foot down
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 21:15

Il do it mate £200

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Iv told you where to take it
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 22:23

Steve Jones or Drew would get my money.
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 23:30

StickT wrote:
Steve Jones or Drew would get my money.

exactly
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySat 27 Sep - 23:43

I think you will find that there are a few guys that can do the work to an acceptable standard for you on here - everybody will have their preferred person to do that work so it is entirely up to you - call all 3 and ask them for a price to do the work and go with who you think is best - not who everybody else would give their money to - because it's your money at the end of the day and your car. Good luck Lucky!
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySun 28 Sep - 0:17

1k for doin headgaskets and bits .are the gaskets made of gold leaf and kevlar timing belt...
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptySun 28 Sep - 1:05

As marshffs says get in touch with Steve Jones he is in the bussiness section
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PostSubject: Re: HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ?   HEAD GASKET FITTING... ROUGH GUESTIMATE ? EmptyTue 30 Sep - 22:09

£1k for doing headgaskets?  Shocked 

I'm changing professions Laughing . I'd say youre looking at half that value with gaskets included provided no major head work is required.
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