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Originally Posted by jaredmac11 View Post
As the title suggests, Im shopping for lower and upper control arms for a 2002 IS300.

A shop quoted about $1000 for lower control arms and $200 for labor. They did not include Upper. Looking online, OEM parts are about $1200 for the whole she-bang.

Is there a reputable brand that will land somewhere on the scale between 'cheap china shit' and Lexus OEM? I dont wanna spend several hundreds on parts and lose the steering feel a year or two down the road.

For anyone who has done this job, what did you use and how has it gone?

I just did my lower control arms #2 myself. I used Moog.

Moog RK642104
Moog RK642103

They were about $65 each on Amazon.

Did it myself in 5 hours without any prior mechanics knowledge other than oil/filter changes. No bad of a job now that I know how to.
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