[A4] estimates for control / ball joints
rhurt at thepoint.net
Tue Apr 27 13:19:53 EDT 2004
I need to do this same operation on my '98Q and I found a pretty good
deal at ECS (thanx to this list :). They have a couple of packages
(w/wo tie rod ends) for $529.95 & $599.95 that look pretty complete. I
need to call them and ask if there is anything else that is required
(seals, nuts & bolts, washers, tools, etc.) to do this job start to
finish. I don't want to have my front end apart and then realize that I
need some extra dealer only part. :/
Anyway, if anyone has any feedback on these kits, or tips on doing this
in your own garage, I would truly appreciate it.
BTW: Here's the links for those kits:
Meyle Upgraded OE Control Arm Kit W/Hardware
Meyle Upgraded OE Control Arm & Heavy Duty Tie Rod End Kit W/Hardware
Joel Landsverk wrote:
> Well, the front end clunking is back and this time it's not under
> warranty. So, what I am in for? I have a '99 A4 1.8t with about 85k
> miles on it. I know the original CA's were replaced at about 35k miles
> under warranty.
> Has anybody done this themselves?
> What are the costs involved for parts?
> What kind of time did it take and what level of difficulty?
> Joel L
> '99 A4 1.8t Avant
> '91 90q 20v
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> A4 at audifans.com
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