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Some of our tips and tricks for your car.

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New Ireland Motors wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! We hope drivers are extra safe on the roads and avoid any crash repairs over the festive season.

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Roads become more dangerous during the winter period due to rain and snow. The icy ground causes huge amount of accidents on back roads and main roads. Leading to high volume of crash repairs. Please prepare yourself and be cautious during turns and on roundabouts.

 

Even Santa’s sleigh has gotten a full service here at New Ireland Motors to prepare for any storm coming his way.

Dublin has one of the highest number of car collisions due to it’s high population but there are a high number of [...]

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Having your car servicing done before the winter is vital if you want to avoid high cost damages.

 

New Ireland Motors provide quality car servicing but here are some of the reasons why it is important to prepare your car for winter.

 

1. Avoid engine trouble.

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Oil tends to thicken as it gets colder, and if it’s too thick it won’t do the best job of keeping your engine lubricated. This causes numerous car break downs during the Christmas period. To ensure this doesn’t happen to you, get an oil service. Each car requires the right amount of thickness for this [...]

Car repair – Porsche Boxter

Paintwork and mechanical overhaul
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Our latest Project came in the form of a low mileage 1998 Porsche Boxter | Car Repair Dublin

This top marque had been parked up for in excess of four years and was badly in need of some of our car repair magic. We specialise in Car Repair Dublin

Some of the issues with the car when it arrived at our garage included:

 

  • Car not starting
  • Water ingress caused dashboard to peel
  • Brakes ceased up
  • many body panels faded or damaged.

 

As part of the works we carried out, we completed a bare metal respray of all panels that had paint damage, restoring all of the paintwork to its former glory. We fully serviced the car including renewing brakes all around. We also fixed some minor electrical faults consistent with rodent damage and replaced the entire dashboard.  We also replaced some faulty components in the electric convertible [...]

5 things to remember if you’re in a car accident

One of the risks of driving a car is that you may be involved in a car accident, so it's essential to prepared.
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A Car Accident is one of those things we don’t think about. “It will never happen to me” is generally the thought… Unfortunately it happens, more often than we like to believe

Thousands of collisions occur on Irish roads every year. They can occur from something as simple as backing out of your own driveway to a more serious high-speed crash on a motorway. Despite this, we as drivers are still unaware of the steps we should take if we are involved in a car accident. At New Ireland Motors, we are always at the other end of the phone should you experience a car accident. Today we’re giving you the 5 things you should always remember to do if you’re involved in a collision.

Getting ready for your NCT

How to make sure your car is prepared for the national car test
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The NCT is an assessment of vehicle components which are visible and accessible. Vehicles older than four years and younger than 10 years must undergo the test every two years, while cars that are 10 years or older must undergo an annual inspection to ensure their roadworthiness. The test has been designed to to reduce the number of road accidents by pointing out such defects as faulty brakes, worn tyres and defective headlight aim, as well as ensuring enhanced air and environmental quality by reducing exhaust emissions. Getting ready for your NCT can be a daunting task, especially if you have to undertake it each year. The test itself is currently €55, and if your car fails you will need to have it re-tested within 30 days and pay an additional €28. Booking the test can also be a hassle, with long waiting times in many urban areas. The test is compulsory however and failing to [...]

How to avoid a lemon when purchasing a second hand car

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Purchasing a second hand car can be a daunting prospect for many people. Bad cars are often known as “Lemons” because of the sour taste they leave in the mouth of the new owner. There are plenty of simple motor trade tips and tricks you can use to steer clear of a lemon. Ideally, we recommend that you should bring an expert with you when looking at a second hand car but if that is not possible, here are some top tips to consider on your journey.

 

Golden Rule: Never buy in the dark or in the rain: Ever!

 

Price

Check classified ad sites such as Done Deal or Carzone to ensure that a car is comparable to similar cars. Expect to pay a 10-15% premium at a main dealer because of warranty etc. If a car is priced significantly below market rate, it is probably to good to be true. Stories of [...]

New Ireland Service and Repair is a family run business  with over 30 years experience in mechanical  repairs, maintenance and servicing. We operate from a fully equipped secure 5000 square foot maintenance facility in the Baldoyle Industrial Estate in Dublin 13.<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-376" alt="service image" src="http://nisr.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/service-image-300×202.jpg" width="300" height="202" srcset="http://newirelandmotors.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/service-image-300×202.jpg 300w, http://newirelandmotors.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/service-image important link.jpg 340w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” />

We pride ourselves on our reliability and trustworthiness. We have a team of mechanics who specialise in fault finding, quality repair and quick turnaround times.

All of  our work is quality assured. We have trade and supplier relationships with all of the main vehicle manufacturers and all of the parts we use are backed with a manufacturers warranty.

We offer car servicing from €70. For a quotation, you can call us or fill out our online form here and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Are you thinking of restoring a vintage car? Why not speak to one of our experts. We have restored several cars in previous years. Here is a series of “before” and “after” photos of the 1964 Austin Vandenplas Limousine that we recently restored. The restoration included:

  • Fully reconditioning the
    • Engine,
    • Gearbox
    • Back axle
  • Complete rust removal, interior and exterior panel renewal
  • Complete bare metal respray.
  • Every chrome part completely re-chromed.
  • New soft leather interior, beige fitted carpets and walnut veneer refurbishment.

Pre-restoration photos

New Ireland Service and repair have many corporate and sdmall business owners as satisfied owners. See out fleet page for more information.

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Drop us a line at any stage for a competitive quote. Testimonials are available on request.

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