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I just did my 90k service about a week ago, the car feels so smooth now after all the neccassary maintainance. But the dealer also found other thing that needed to be repaired, they gave me a laundary list of things that they recommanded.

Front pads at 6mm and rear pads at 2.5mm, recommand replacement of pads and rotors: $700

Right rear bearing: $400

Left outer CV joint kit and boot: $415

Right outer CV boot: $200

That's a lot of money for all the repairs, now I already bought a set of Cross drilled and slotted brembos and metalmaster pads.

But the rest of the stuff are expensive, if there anywhere I can buy the parts cheaper and have a independent mechanic install them? or should I just let the dealer do them? Thanks in advance.
 

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if i were you, i would find a reputable honda/acura specialist to do your mechanic work. their prices are *always* cheaper, and their business is based more on service and less on selling stuff than a dealership is. i would guess that those prices would be about 2/3's the dealer cost at a specialist...

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man, if you anywhere around the dc area, i got the perfect acura/honda specialist hookup, much much much cheaper service work than any dealership. and in my opinion they do better work.
 

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Well Spit it out

DaTimez420, inquiring minds want to know cause sometimes I don't have the tools or the time.

KNLNGUS in Northern VA.
 

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DaTimez420 said:
man, if you anywhere around the dc area, i got the perfect acura/honda specialist hookup, much much much cheaper service work than any dealership. and in my opinion they do better work.
If you don't mind sharing, how much an hour and where?
 

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I say do it urself, u learn, hav fun and really appreciate ur car more. Hardest thing i've done was raplace the cv boot the one u gotta do. It was a pain in the @SS, but when i was done, I was like woah! i did that myself? Good luck man.
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I thoroughly enjoy the DIY process, however, if my skirt is out gallivantering and my vehicle craps the bed during the week - I easily look at my hourly wage (though salaried) and it may not be worth my time should the repair NOT be able to wait for the weekend.

So, a good mechanic is always welcomed.

KNLNGUS

PS. I have successively change the timing belt, drive belts, and water pump to name a few maintenance things - so I'm not afraid of a tool or to make a mistake. Now, my paid leave is precious!
 
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