Good Citroen mechanic/non main dealer near Louth, Lincolnshire

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Good Citroen mechanic/non main dealer near Louth, Lincolnshire

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Hi and hello to all. Am a new member to today and intend to save a car parked up 2016 after it failed mot for fluid leaks from suspension system. Car is C5 2006 estate 1.6d.
Any info re a good garage or mechanic nearest to Louth in Lincolnshire would be appreciated and best places to get spare parts for suspension especially rear piston rams that the rear spheres screw into. Advice on genuine v pattern parts too would be good.
Previous owner just parked car up on his drive and bought another car. Been there ever since. I put a charged battery on it and it fired straight up. Its only done 60k. Too good to scrap so I thought I would try and save it to use as a spare car having been left with no car after windscreen problems with my current ride.
Any advice and help greatly appreciated.
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Re: Good Citroen mechanic/non main dealer near Louth, Lincolnshire

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2006 Citroen C5 Estate Where to source Suspension spares?
Hi to all. Not having much luck with a mechanic or locating spare parts through the forum as yet. Just started to wonder about replacing the hydropneumatic suspension with a set of decent coil overs. Anyone tried this? Dare say the ride would be more basic but it would not leak or need such specialist maintenance.
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Re: Good Citroen mechanic/non main dealer near Louth, Lincolnshire

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Is Bullwinkles Garage still open in Baumber?
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Hi Lenny and thank you for your steer towards Bulwinkles at Baumber. Unfortunately it would seem that it is now closed down/ceased trading. I appreciate you trying to help.
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There's Gollings & Johnston in Grimsby.
They've been on the go for years.
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Hi Lenny and thank you so much for the info. Will make full use of their specialist mechanical skills and the car is not that far from their garage site. Brilliant job.
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