Newbie ~ help with arb question
Apologies I am probably doing this wrong !
I have used the site a lot and have always found answers without having to pits anything.
Anyway here goes, I have a clunking coming from rear suspension over rough road surfaces, more noticeable at lower speed but that may be just down to reduced road noise. My research points towards the ARB Bushes. I thought it was worth a try looked a simple fix. I popped down to my dealer and ordered a couple for my 2010 R56 Cooper S, great only £9.50, I was expecting the usual £25 plus. Given they were so cheap I asked how much to fit and was advised £295 !!! The dealership advised that the cost was down to requiring to do a rear wheel alinement which was necessary when changing these bushes. All the guidance online simply talks about jacking up the rear of the car, undoing a bracket held on with a couple of bolts and slipping on the new bushes.
Can anyone advise, is my dealer having a laugh or is the advice out there about doing this job seriously flawed?