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Just received a new car from a family member, the work that needs to be done with it is a Headgasket, lower and upper radiator hose along with a cooling thermostat.

They are charging $3,000 for it, while at another shop they are charging 1200.

However for the HG to get repaired on mycarfox it is only $500 including labor.

Can I negotiate with them or any other shop for that price?
 

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After a local shop wanted $850 for a $117 job I switched to working on my cars myself. They are there to make money not your car run.

I guess the only exception is my new car casue it has warranties to worry about.
 

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Yeah, it really depends on the vehicle. On some vehicles, you might as well pay someone to do it because it is such a pain!
 

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Swapping a head gasket is not a $500 job . buy an owners manual for your car, a 12 pack of beer and do it yourself
Would you change headgaskets in a Nissan Murano for $500?
 

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Swapping a head gasket is not a $500 job . buy an owners manual for your car, a 12 pack of beer and do it yourself
I bet a HG on an LS1 f-body sure as hell is worth more than $500.

shit, on my G35 it'd be a fucking nightmare :ugh:
 
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