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Can any one help?
My local garage has quoted 163 labour cost to replace RH and LH upper front suspension arms on my 9 year old 156 Sportwagon. This sounds too much. Am I right? Has anyone any experience of how long this job should take?
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Less than an hour per side if you use my method ...

Have they done a 156 before? If they have they may know that the a/r bar droplinks need to be disconnected and if these haven't been changed recently, they are a real PITA to change as you generally end up cutting them off and replacing them.
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I did mine, as a novice, in about 3 hours or so. About an hour each side to get them off, and half an hour a piece to get them back on. - My first ever attempt, so I was
Only one of my droplinks was a PITA, and that was when putting it back on!

This is the guide I followed.
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Thanks, that's very helpful.
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