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wheres the best place to buy wishbones at a good price and are they easy to put on i have seen some on ebay for 46 delivered do you think they are any good
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Starkers did a guide : http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-...ml#post4265757 That should give you an idea of how difficult it is..

Ebay is always a minefield.. but Alfaworkshop have them for 56

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Got mine from Eb spares so I knew the quality would be good, like Alfaworkshop.
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Alfaworkshop also have a pictorial guide:

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Having just bought a pair of upper arms for the 166 from Alfaworkshop, I too took a moment to ponder these cheap arms that are popping up on eBay. I didn't ponder for long though.

There's always going to be a limit to how cheap you can make something. If good arms are typically going for 50-60, then I think it's reasonably safe to assume that the only way someone is going to produce them cheaper is so cut back on quality. The cheap eBay arms probably compromise in quality of balljoint/and or bushes.

Now, given that replacing these parts isn't the easiest of jobs, and each time you should really get the wheel alignment re-done, I wouldn't want to risk fitting something that could be knackered in a few thousand miles for the sake of saving 20.
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thanks for the input i will go with eb spares
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