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03-30-2013, 04:07 PM #11
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I think the price seems a little bit high just to replace the shackle, $400-500? 2 hours of work ($150?) and 50 bucks for the part max., I've looked it up, these parts are cheap as dirt brand new. Why would I even consider paying that much for it? If I could do it myself I'd save myself well over $300 based on that price.
03-30-2013, 04:31 PM #12
One word. RUST. With that involved a shop will try to err on the high side so they don't lose any money.
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03-30-2013, 06:17 PM #13
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Im hoping any shop that takes on that repair is giving a high estimate so they can properly address any corrosion issues they might find on the shackle hanger. At best this will be a patch job to make it through the work season. Yea its time to look for a new truck this ones rusting away underneath you.
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