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Replacing Ball Joints $650 Good Price?
Need to replace the ball joints (both sides) on my 2001 4-wheel drive w/150k miles. Thought about doing myself, but didn't have a ball joint press and neither of the local 2 automotive shops (I live in a rural area) rent the tool or do this for you. I really didn't want to go out and buy a press that I may only use one time! Anyway, checked with a local repair shop and they said they'd change all the ball joints with MOOG parts and the cost would be $650. Add another $60 if an alignment is needed. After I figured buying the parts myself and a ball joint press, this $650 sounds pretty reasonable. Your thoughts ... is that the going price?
PS .. I changed the steering box about 2 months ago so when this is done, should drive like new.