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Pajero1993
18-11-09, 07:21 PM
Good day all

My Pajero needs some attention on the front suspension, do you know where i can get the best prices to replace the Front ball joints, all the bushes and tie rod ends?

Gasolinejunkie
18-11-09, 09:53 PM
I got a reasonable quote from Peddars for a few front end components like Ball joints, tie-rod ends, Idler & Pitman arm. I think it was $400ish for the lot, but that was trade price of course.

bakerboy
19-11-09, 12:37 PM
avoid pedders like the plauge, over priced carp

Pajero1993
19-11-09, 06:49 PM
Been to Pedders and yes they are expensive, do you have any other suggestions on where to get the parts at a better price?
Thanks

Wiseowl
19-11-09, 06:55 PM
I also agree stay clear of pedders

Gasolinejunkie
19-11-09, 07:12 PM
The quote I got from Peddars was reasonable, but that was cheaper than retail. I buy most of my parts from Bursons

Pajero1993
20-11-09, 12:04 AM
Been to the website for Bursons, you need an account with them before you can register on the website. Is there a way around this, all i want is to see the pricing for Ball joints, tie-rod ends, Idler & Pitman arm.

Cheers

Gasolinejunkie
20-11-09, 07:18 AM
Ring them up and get a quote

dank54
20-11-09, 02:49 PM
I wouldn't generalise as far as saying that pedders are crap. Some of the components they make are of good quality but the prices are fair.

Do keep away from their drive on tests though.

At the end of the day 99% of the components are made in china these days anyway.

Bursons are reasonably cheap and if you go in with a pair of overalls on you usually get trade....

fossil
20-11-09, 03:20 PM
I agree, stay away from Pedders.
I can't comment on the gear they sell, but the tacktics they use to encourage you to spend lots of loot on jobs that aren't required is not an honest way to do business IMO.
I was quoted over $2600.00 for all bushes..front and rear, as well as for shocks, a pitman arm, and a cup of coffee.
I got a local mechanic to do all of the above using greasable urathane bushes and lovels gas shocks for 495.00. I bought and supplied the shocks seperately though, and the rear sway bar bushes were not done because they were fine according to my mechanic.
I also bought some rock crawler torsion bars, and fitted them before getting work done. They were fitted before Pedders looked at the car.

Old paj was never better after this work was done.

PJDM1980
20-11-09, 06:45 PM
I wouldn't let Pedders touch my car but they have good products i used their grey series springs and shocks with air bags and installed them myself, and they great!!!

Pajero1993
21-11-09, 12:50 AM
I agree, stay away from Pedders.
I can't comment on the gear they sell, but the tacktics they use to encourage you to spend lots of loot on jobs that aren't required is not an honest way to do business IMO.
I was quoted over $2600.00 for all bushes..front and rear, as well as for shocks, a pitman arm, and a cup of coffee.
I got a local mechanic to do all of the above using greasable urathane bushes and lovels gas shocks for 495.00. I bought and supplied the shocks seperately though, and the rear sway bar bushes were not done because they were fine according to my mechanic.
I also bought some rock crawler torsion bars, and fitted them before getting work done. They were fitted before Pedders looked at the car.

Old paj was never better after this work was done.
Thanks

Where did you end up buying your shocks and did the mechanic replace back and front bushes for 495?
I have taken my car to two different places and each time the list changes of what is wrong. Can you give me a contact for that mechanic as i will be interested inb finding out what he deems wrong with the front suspension as well as the price he will ask to complete the job.