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Old 10-05-2016, 09:37 AM   #1
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Shocks / Steer Stab Price Quote?

So I priced out front and rear Koni Shocks and Steer Stabilizer for my 2016 FR3.

The dealer quoted me $1150 for parts and $1000 labor. Can anyone let me know if this is a fair price that has had the work done.

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Old 10-05-2016, 09:59 AM   #2
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You may not get many responses because pricing is so subjective, I think I would check with dealers/RV repair shops in your area and compare prices.
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Old 10-05-2016, 10:40 AM   #3
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Gotcha, just looking for a ballpark on the subject. Not a penny pinching question

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Old 10-05-2016, 02:40 PM   #4
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So I priced out front and rear Koni Shocks and Steer Stabilizer for my 2016 FR3.

The dealer quoted me $1150 for parts and $1000 labor. Can anyone let me know if this is a fair price that has had the work done.

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The dealer will always charge more for parts. If you were to buy the parts elsewhere, you'll pay less. I paid, from PPL, $445.97 (#41-180) for the stabilizer, and $59.33 for the mounting kit (#F-119K2.5). I bought the Koni shocks from Shock Warehouse for $159.20/ea (#8805-1018).
These were the best prices I found at the time. I'd do some shopping around on the internet.
I installed the shocks myself. The stabilizer to install was around $300. It only takes about an hour and a half to install and a little extra time to road test and adjust. As said above, check out RV repair facilities for quotes. Dealers always charge too much.
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Old 10-05-2016, 06:08 PM   #5
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Old 10-05-2016, 10:39 PM   #6
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Steering

I installed the super steer steering stabilizer at a cost of about 550.00. Then I took the 2016 FR3 30DS in for front end alignment and the tech had to do a final adjustment after he set the toein. Also installed a rear trac bar that made a lot of differance in how the rig handles when other vehicles approach you on 2 lane roads. The stock shocks seem to be just fine on our rig.
We now have 20,000 miles on our rig in one year and it handles real well. Good luck happy camping.
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Old 10-06-2016, 04:13 PM   #7
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So I priced out front and rear Koni Shocks and Steer Stabilizer for my 2016 FR3.

The dealer quoted me $1150 for parts and $1000 labor. Can anyone let me know if this is a fair price that has had the work done.

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I have a 2015 FR3 30DS Just purchased 2 Koni's for the front at $150 each from Shock Warehouse.com
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I paid over $600 for just the stabilizer installed so I think you are getting a fair deal.

EDIT: OOPS...I thought it was 1150 for the whole thing which was pretty good to me...but $1000 for install seems quite high.
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Old 10-07-2016, 01:31 AM   #9
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So I priced out front and rear Koni Shocks and Steer Stabilizer for my 2016 FR3.

The dealer quoted me $1150 for parts and $1000 labor. Can anyone let me know if this is a fair price that has had the work done.

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Ed
Just had the Koni shocks installed at Camping World three weeks ago for $850 out the door. They have/had the shocks on sale buy 3 get one free. That was $200 right off the top.
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I would agree the labor cost seems excessive.
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