Z4 Forum Member Recommended Independent Garage Services

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Z4 Forum Member Recommended Independent Garage Services

Post by Mafoo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:04 pm

Its taken a while but .........

The below link contains a spreadsheet containing a list of Z4 member approved indie garages. NOTE: these are based on individual forum member experiences at the time they used the service.

Simple to use

1. Click below link
2. Click Edit In Browser
3. Click on the area dropdown menu (cell C15) to chose your area
4. If there are multiple options change the number in cell C8 to the number on the list

Et Voila - Phone number, website, streetmaps info etc on screen. Most Streetmap and websites are hyperlinks that will take you straight to the page (some simple refuse to work so cout and paste to the browser.

Not quite how I wanted it to look but close :thumbsup:

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=A ... zs5vJeDSZ4

Cheers

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Re: Official Z4 Forum Member Approved Garages

Post by Mafoo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:05 pm

NOTE: This also includes a number of Pistonheads member approved indies. My remove these if we can get more input from forum members :D
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Post by fallingman » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:06 pm

That is brilliant.
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Post by Mafoo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:10 pm

fallingman wrote:That is brilliant.
Cheers. A bit more work to do on it. This is kinda to Beta version lol
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Post by Bing » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:18 pm

Thanks Mafoo - proper effort :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

H&C Motors in Maidstone, Kent come recommended by me... But they have just moved and I don't have their new address :headbang:

I will update you when I have the details.
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Post by Mafoo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:20 pm

Bing wrote:Thanks Mafoo - proper effort :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

H&C Motors in Maidstone, Kent come recommended by me... But they have just moved and I don't have their new address :headbang:

I will update you when I have the details.
No problem. There are loads of other lines that need adding. Too much wine has been drunk to do it now hic
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Post by Stuart Truman » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:22 pm

Are you only looking at service centres? If not I'd like to put Dingmaster in as a body shop in Swindon.
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Post by Mafoo » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:33 pm

Stuart Truman wrote:Are you only looking at service centres? If not I'd like to put Dingmaster in as a body shop in Swindon.
Open to ideas. Will get the servicing one sorted first then expand to other bits after.

I was thinking along the lines of driving roads too :thumbsup:
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Post by ZedFourM » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:07 am

Nice work!

Are you aware of the similar information (although without the handy drop-down lists) at http://www.unixnerd.demon.co.uk/garages.html? (The comments on Hexagon make entertaining reading!)

Also, for those of use who only use Authorised Dealers, each of the BMW dealer's web sites now has feedback (stars and comments) for both Sales and Service.
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Re: Official Z4 Forum Member Approved Garages

Post by Taz » Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:18 am

wow, impressed, only thing against is the management of it but then i suppose thats down to you

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Post by Adamski » Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:22 am

Nice work Terry Tibs! Italian Fireplace - TALK TO ME! SELL ME.... :lol:


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Re: Official Z4 Forum Member Approved Garages

Post by Mafoo » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:17 am

Taz x wrote:wow, impressed, only thing against is the management of it but then i suppose thats down to you
All down to me. Will update with any suggestions.

NOTE : The file has been mildly pimped and the instructions to use amended. Let me know if it works OK.
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Re: Official Z4 Forum Member Approved Garages

Post by Bing » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:00 am

Just a thought - this is sitting at the top of the dealer feedback section right now because it is new, but this should be a sticky for sure :thumbsup:
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Post by Mafoo » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:07 am

Bing wrote:Just a thought - this is sitting at the top of the dealer feedback section right now because it is new, but this should be a sticky for sure :thumbsup:
I have just asked that very question of the Mods :thumbsup:
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Re: Official Z4 Forum Member Approved Garages

Post by Swiftly » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:04 am

Nice one, impressive work :thumbsup:
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