Originally Posted by jr's3800
Is this going to be done at a dealership or local mom and pop shop?
That will make a difference on the bottom line. There is more haggling room at a small owner/operator shop since their overhead is much lower, and care more about local reputation. The better ones will charge only the amount of time they put in. From my experience with small shops, if they have a respectable amount of volume, they can afford to haggle with you a bit. Or if they have little volume, they may charge less just to GET your business.
Best way is to shop around, ask other people where they take their cars and if they were treated well. For a job like this, I could see a variance of around 150.00 in price comparisons.
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