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Shop like Halfords

Hi All.

I'm looking for a shop like the UK store Halfords. Do they exist? Anywhere close to Zurich would be good.

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Haven't seen any specialist shop like Halfords but both the DIY shops of Migros and Coop stock car/bike stuff (e.g. Migros in Brunau, Coop in Oerlikon)
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Re: Shop like Halfords

C'mon ... this is Switzerland. Swiss people aren't expected to do maintenance for themselves, when they can pay for someone else to do it for them.

However, as mentioned the big stores of Migros and Coop carry cleaning products and a few limited maintenance and accessory type products.
Jumbo will also have these, plus a few generic general spares.
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Re: Shop like Halfords

Thanks Marco, much appreciated.

Was looking for things like car audio and wired blue tooth handsfree for phone (and the installation of).
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Re: Shop like Halfords

The closest equivalent would be ATU. They have branches in Winterthur and Spreitenbach. By Swiss standards, their rates are reasonable. If you think they're a bit steep, try their German branches along the Swiss border.
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Re: Shop like Halfords

Thank you. Will have a look today
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Thanks Marco, much appreciated.

Was looking for things like car audio and wired blue tooth handsfree for phone (and the installation of).
you might also try fust and interdiscount for that
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Re: Shop like Halfords

Already tried Interdiscount but haven't looked at Fust.
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Re: Shop like Halfords

You could try this place:

bricoville Autozubehör AG
Wehntalerstrasse 108
8155 Nassenwil

mediamarkt's also have a big range of car audio stuff
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Re: Shop like Halfords

Car Audio.. MediaMarkt

Bluetooth wired.. Brack (parrot)
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Re: Shop like Halfords

Conrad has a car audio section very much like halfords.
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Thanks Marco, much appreciated.

Was looking for things like car audio and wired blue tooth handsfree for phone (and the installation of).
I bought a Sony DSX-S300BTX from MediaMarkt Winterthur. It has DAB, iPod internal storage and connection and Bluetooth hands free with a built in microphone. It cost 250CHF a few weeks ago but I think it is on offer at the moment so may be a bit cheaper.

http://www.sony.co.uk/product/mfi-ip...io/dsx-s300btx


MediaMarkt also sells the cables needed to connect the stereo to the cabling in your car. I fiited mine in under 10mins. Very easy.
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Re: Shop like Halfords

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Conrad has a car audio section very much like halfords.

Does anyone know if there is another place that does mail order similar to Conrad but without their excessive order charges?

I wanted to order something from there for 2.95CHF.

On top of this, their charges were:
  • Delivery: 8.95CHF
  • Packing: 3.95CHF
  • Order processing: 5.00

Total charges: 17.90CHF for something costing 2.95CHF
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