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Old 01-30-2013, 07:18 PM   #15
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Update to my post: Took it to a local shop in our area (kind of a local big box- Mills Fleet farm) and had an allignment check. Here is what they found:
Left front -.8 camber 2.9 caster -.39 toe
Right Front -1.2 camber 2.9 Caster -.13 Toe
Left Rear -2.3 Camber .7 Toe
Right Rear -2.0 Camber .73 Toe

So I have some issues. Lots of red on the report. They said that I need two Control Arm Assemblies for the rear to be fixed. THey want to charge me $159.88 for each and $50 labor for each. Then $70 for the allignment.

I checked and the part that they are quoting me would cost $114 at Carquest. The same part they quoted for $159.88 (nice mark-up eh?). The part number is CA835 and is called Control Arm Assemblies Control Arm from Carquest.

So is this the parts that I need for those types of adjustments?

I put the springs in my self and did the breaks my self. Can I do the control arms my self as well?

I am feeling like I may be getting screwed from this place, but If I need the parts, and it does not require any special tools, I can do this my self and save some money as well.

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