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Head Skimming #466390
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Hello

Where can skim heads other than Birkenhead Engines?
Does it cost/Rough estimate to inspect a head?
Whats to stop the company saying it needs a skim when it doesnt?

A guy I know at work needs it doing and doesnt want to be 'had off'

Thanks

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Bebington Car Care Ltd
2A Argyle Street
BIRKENHEAD CH41 1AH
Tel: 0151 647 6922

Ask for Carl Roberts - hes a good guy.


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my missus is a hairdresser, she'll skim your head raftl

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Originally Posted by sean
my missus is a hairdresser, she'll skim your head raftl


cracker lol
what about merseyside engines, cleveland street, cracking guys, done loads for me. cheap too

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I'll ring around thanks guys!

Chris, how much are we talking about? Is that to inspect or skim?

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as chris said just take it in to mep. to be honest unless it's banana shaped the only way to check a head is to skim it.

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Originally Posted by Danny888
I'll ring around thanks guys!

Chris, how much are we talking about? Is that to inspect or skim?


use a straight edge on the head and see if you can get a feeler gaude under, and check for any light penetration, if in doubt just get it skimmed. 40 well worth it, if your keeping it


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