Albion Motorcycle Repairs?

Discussion in 'Australia' started by willows, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. willows

    willows Been here awhile

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    Hi, has anyone had any experience with Albion Motorcycle Repairs in Capalaba, Qld? Sent them a crank to rebuild, now they aren't answering phone calls...
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  2. Uncle Crumpet

    Uncle Crumpet Long timer

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    maybe they are tired of getting crank calls? :jack
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  3. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    Google says it is 3.5 hours by the main road. Take a ride up there?
    There's Albion Bike Repairs and Wreckers at 15 Bogan St (not a good sign that street name) and an Albion Motorcycle Parts (wreckers) at 455 Redlands Bay Rd. You could try ringing the alternate business and grilling for info on the opposition.
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  4. willows

    willows Been here awhile

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    If I was allowed to enter our sunshine state, I would be there by now... Going to try a few more phone calls on Monday.
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  5. MultiDV8

    MultiDV8 Been here awhile

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    I'm not far from Capalaba. I could take a drive past and have a look if it helps.
    Bogan St Albion, which is nowhere near Capalaba has been renamed Greg Chappell St in line with the deboganisation of the area. There's no sign of any bike shops or wreckers there on Street view.
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  6. grrant1058

    grrant1058 Motorcyclist 24/7

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    455 Redland Bay is out in the acreage area. No motorcycle businesses that far out of town.
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  7. Wodger63

    Wodger63 Long timer

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    @willows what address did you send the crank and what phone number have you been calling?
    Did you get the address out of the book or did they instruct you where to send it?
    Sure someone here can look in to it a bit further with the correct information.
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  8. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    If this happened to me I’d be pretty cranky

    hope you can sort it
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  9. willows

    willows Been here awhile

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    Finally got them to answer. Though, it took the threat of calling the police! Turns out the parts business was just a business "on the side" of his other business...
    Craig Thompson Machining
    455a Redland Bay RD
    Capalaba Qld.
    0418155170

    I have no idea what his problem is, but after 5 weeks of no contact, he has finally put the crank and parts in the post.

    Thank you everyone, for the support and offers to visit the address..
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  10. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    Glad you got a result, here's hoping the parts are OK when they get back.
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