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Old 05-28-2010, 03:20 AM
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Question Quality shop in the Valley?

Just found out I need to replace the ball joints on my new 03 F250. I'm also looking at replacing the front wheel bearings and fixing a leaking axle seal. I'm a DIY kind of guy, so it's a very rare event for me to take my rigs to a shop, ever, for anything. But, due to having discovered this while my work schedule is blowing up, I'm actually considering having someone else do it.

Can anybody give me a recommendation for a reputable shop in the Palmer/Wasilla area? I'm not necessarily looking for a "budget" shop. I'd pay for quality work using quality parts. But if legit quality gets too expensive, I'll probably just bag the idea and squeeze out a chunk of time to do it myself.

So, who do I call?
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:58 AM
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There's that 4WD shop off the highway by Trunk road. Don't know if they do ball joints but they did a performance exhaust on my '03 and I've been satisfied with them.

Did you say NEW '03?
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Old 06-01-2010, 04:57 PM
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Well, it's new to me...
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:28 PM
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So, no other recommendations?
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Old 06-11-2010, 06:54 AM
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Well, I guess this is why I do my own work.
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Quality Shop

I too would like to find a quality, independent mechanic. No one is speaking up which is surprising. What are your experiences in the Palmer-Wasilla area?
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I use gearhead repair on the parks on the north side of wasilla about a mile past sbs. Chris there is the only mechanic i have ever known that i would ever trust his opinion completely.
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