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    I think I got ripped off

    Just got back from my local garage!

    Who have charged me £293 pounds for a set of discs and pads for the front and a rear shoes for the back.

    What do you guys think?

    Thanks

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    hmm how long did they take to fit them?
    Observe the masses and do the opposite

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    Well they had my car for 3 hours but I am not sure how long it took them!

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    sounds a bit steep to me mate, its not really a hard job doing it, and if you think about it, the parts would only cost around £90
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    Nothing I can do about it now I guess, I will just remember not to go there in the future!!!

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    its a pretty simple job mate, what car do you have?


    you can do it in about 3 hours at home and save yourself a lot of labour money, with the money saved you can buy uprated bits. thats the way i think about it matey
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    Yeah next time I will do it myself, I needed the car back quickly for work.

    Its a 2003 1.6 SXI

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    You got shafted mate as its a piss easy job and shouldn't of took a garage more than an hour to do with there hydraulic tools. It wasn't one of the Apples places that were shafting nearly every customer and was featured on Watchdog? They changed thier name to Stop and Steer and then got busted again so now go under another name.
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    Yeah sorry to say youve defo been done

    Parts will cost no more than about £60 retail so they would have got them even cheaper....

    It makes me sick reading posts like this but thats where these ppl make their money when ppl are desperate for the work to be done.

    Its certainly one of the highest figures Ive seen for such a simple job

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    It makes me sick reading posts like this but thats where these ppl make their money when ppl are desperate for the work to be done.

    Its certainly one of the highest figures Ive seen for such a simple job
    I wonder more about people that dont get quotes done before putting their car into a garage then cry about it afterwards.

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