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Cry Like A Baby Quality of generic suspension parts


The wife's 159 1.9 JTD SW has a hard time commuting on difficult roads. I can forgive the occasional suspension damage as the roads around here are terrible. However every year, sometime twice per year, we're having to replace track rod ends and other parts on the front suspension.

These parts are normally trade sourced from the local motor factors. If I purchased genuine AR parts, would they be any better? The cost and hassle of regular repairs is causing distrust in the car.
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Every year? My 2006 160k miles still on its original wishbones and track rod ends...
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If the first ones lasted longer you probably have your answer.

ps I'd never buy something just because it fitted in the original way. I need to know that someone has travelled thousands of miles in testing before committing to production.
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