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Cost to fit lowering springs?

I'm looking at cost to get lowring springs fitted to my 147. Now the cost of buying Eibach springs is reasonable, the quote I've got for fitting seems very expensive.

I've been quoted 165, and they seemed to think that new suspension arms may be needed if corroded etc. They havent seen the car and just quoted over the phone.

DOes that seem reasonable? 1 hour labour per corner?
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HI - i've looked at this myself - i was quote around 150 from r-tec (just outside st albans). I'd never take it there mind, i'd rather pay Jamie Porter to do it for me up the road in Royston.... :-)
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I did mine myself (including FSDs which is no extra labour as shocks have to come off anyway), it was a hell of a job! Every bolt that could be corroded solid was corroded solid and that was on an 06 plate.

I'd say 150 quid for fitting is a very conservative estimate. If anyone can do a 147 suspension change in under 4 hours I would be delighted to meet them. It took me about 16 hours.
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I've changed the suspension a few times on 156's in about 4 hours but thats due to complete lack of corrosion here and I would say thats about the minimum time.

If any of the bolts are corroded then this will add greatly to the time taken so anything around 150 is a reasonable price but I'd want it to be a fixed price - you wouldnt want to be paying 16 hours of garage time
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