Well where do I start my rose bushes are seized and I'm getting that dreadful creaking noise and I'm just waiting for a tie rod to go I usually do everything on my car myself but with having raynauds my hands really suffer with the cold and I have no garage and would have to do it on my drive so i try and not do to much in the winter.
So I rang up 1 place and was told they would get back to me no reply so found somewhere else's which gave me a price of £70 hour and would take about 5 hours plus the tracking was on top of that f**k that I thought just to change the bushes, I know there a pain in the arse and for me to do the job i would have take the whole rear hub off and go and get the new bearings pressed in, so that's why I have been ringing theses supposed to be VAG specialists as they should have some kind of tool that they use ? Or at least done them before.
Anyway I finally spoke to some one who seemed like he knew his stuff and said he could also do my trailing arm bushes fit the R32 arb i had and give it a four wheel alignment at not a bad price so I thought why not get it all done and that's it then. So I booked if for Friday morning just gone and took it up there after my night shift and was willing to wait while they done the job.
I got there gave them all the parts and went and sat down in the waiting room half hour later he comes in saying oh it's going to take hours its quite rusty under there and u will be stuck here all day, I tell you what leave me your bushes as my mate is breaking his S3 front end damage I will get the hubs fit everything and come back next week and i will swap everything over and charge me less labour WTF I don't why I said it as I weren't to happy about the situation (Ok) so left him the bushes and went home, rang them up today 5 days later and he tells me that he has not got the hubs yet and will prob get them tomorrow and fit them next week sometime I thought **** this and said I will be up to grab the bushes in an hour I will do the job myself. What a joke and chore this has been, so now I'm just going to take the job on myself hopefully have a warmer day soon
sorry for the moan but I'm P***ed off to say the least as it needs to be done