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Old 03-29-2012, 08:17 PM   #110
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Originally Posted by GCoop View Post
Thats kinda high IMO for just control arms on a XI (outer ball joint is part of the control arm). I did (DIYed) the arms, inner ball joints, and bushings all for under 600. For a shop to all that I did you shoulnt be looking at more than an hour and a half of labor. You should be able to do everything I did with labor included for around $700.

If you are skilled with a wrench just do it yourself. I was suprised how easy this was and I am more of an internet mechanic than a real one. Its literally 5 fasteners on each side holding the arms/inner balljoints/bushing brackets on.
That was for both, including parts and labor.

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