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"Nice to have a follow up call from the garage after booking through Book my garage. Enquired about the special engine cleaning that was advertised everywhere in the garage and met with blank stares and 'we don't do that here' Very odd. Staff didn't mention a fault that's been flagged on my car for a year. Think it's time to try somewhere new."
"Good quality and no issues"
Efficient and fast
"Great customer service, job done within the same day of confirming all the work, pick and drop off very smooth. Overall, very happy, will be coming back,"
"Easy to deal with and very confident in their recommendations and work carried out."
"The guy that owns the garage is a top bloke and I would happily recommend Griffin motors to anyone that needs a friendly honest garage."
"Nice and friendly, plus kept me informed all the time."
"From start to finish all round good service"
"The free inspection did not help me identifying the problems"
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"great service and very well priced"
"Happy with the service and with the work carried out friendly , know what they are doing"
"Drop my car in the morning and they phoned me around 4pm to say it is finished. Not good considering I booked for morning slot. They didn’t keep me informed as well."
Great service as usual
"Great service as usual from Fratton Bridge, kept informed, good dialogue and trustworthy."
Wheels and tyres, as with any rotating object, need to be balanced in order to reduce vibration. A good example of this is when laundry is loaded into a washing machine unevenly, the drum is not correctly balanced, so vibrates. Similarly, wheel balancing ensures that the weight of the wheel and tyre is even around the axle.
You should always have your wheels balanced whenever you have new tyres fitted. Car tyres which are fitted on wheels that have not been properly balanced will wear very quickly and unevenly. This is due to the inconsistent points of friction between the tyre and the road, creating an effect like rubbing sandpaper on the tyre aggressively. Losing grip this way could be very dangerous and the vibration also makes the car’s ride very uncomfortable, possibly to a point of distraction that might lead to an accident.
Wheels are typically removed from a car before their balance is checked. They are placed in a specially-designed machine and spun to measure the vibration. Small offsetting weights are placed at points on the rim of the wheel based on results from the balancing machine. This is repeated until the machine reports that the wheel is balanced.
This waterfront city in Hampshire is the most densely populated city in the UK. This means that traffic can build at Portsmouth’s rush hour, but that it’s also packed with things to do and see for all ages.
Tourists are drawn to the area for its proximity to the sea, but Portsmouth’s naval history is also a prominent feature with numerous related attractions, such as The Historic Dockyard, the D-Day Museum, the Royal Naval Museum, and the Royal Marines Museum. A number of iconic ships adorn the dockyard such as the HMS Victory, the HMS Warrior and Henry VIII’s Tudor warship the Mary Rose. For those who can handle heights, there are marvellous views from the observation deck of the Spinnaker Tower, a sweep of glass and steel shaped like a sail, which lays claim to being Britain's tallest tower outside London.
Portsmouth has a prestigious literary history and is the birthplace of many celebrated authors from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to Michelle Magorian, H.G. Wells to Neil Gaiman and most notably, Charles Dickens. The modest house in Old Commercial Road was his former abode and has been restyled to resemble the original Dickens family home.
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