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Local Specialist Garage Recommendation (close to Edinburgh)


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Hi all,

I am looking for a recommendation of a local garage for carrying out work on my Esprit (GT3). It has been off the road for nearly 3 years so will need to be trailered, recommissioned, serviced, MOT'd etc and I also have an Alunox manifold and exhaust system requiring fitting.

The car has been in storage at my current specialist garage of choice but after several nudges they are not prioritising working on my car (should have been done last September) and therefore I am looking for an alternative solution so I can get my car back on the road for the Summer.

I am based in Edinburgh

Thanks in advance

Alan

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You may have to go the extra mile - or more.

I would advise getting your car to an Esprit specialist if there is no-one near you who really knows these cars. Chris Foulds perhaps.

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@ab2cv - one of the best is actually in Edinburgh. Craig Moncrieff at Sighthill.

He was the Service Manager at Murrays Lotus for years and he is the "go to" for all things Lotus repairs/maint in Scotland.

Several Scottish owners on here have used him to care for their Esprits, including 3 V8's that I know about, probably more. And if you can sort out the V8......

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Also consider Car Craft in Broxburn. Think they have had some changes recently but they were working on a dry sump turbo a couple of years ago when I took mine over for an MOT. Guy in charge knew his stuff, can’t remember his name though. Some enthusiastic younger guys there too.

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Would also recommend Craig Moncrieff without doubt.

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