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I consented, but, the technician to whom I brought my vehicle is attempting to persuade me to undergo a conversion. The vehicle currently has 83,000 miles on it and is in satisfactory condition overall. Could you please provide me with reasons why I should not proceed with the conversion? Perhaps it is the feeling of comfort or just the satisfaction of taking control over a computer, among other reasons. I am a novice and possess extensive knowledge about my other vehicles, but unfortunately, I lack expertise about this particular one. Additionally, he is considering using Arnott aftermarket parts for the two front components. Do you have any opinions or insights into this? I successfully used them on a 2007 ML63 AMT. Thank you for your answer, by the way.

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1. The mileage of 83,000 is considered quite low for this kind of vehicle. By examining the prices on BringATrailer, it is evident that they are currently increasing for well-maintained, unmodified vehicles.
2. Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) air struts, which may be used as replacements, are very affordable and have a lifespan of around 10 years or more before requiring maintenance. This is comparable to the typical lifespan of conventional shocks or struts.
3. Deceiving the computer is only a crude and unsophisticated approach.
4. The supercharged vehicles were equipped with adaptive suspension dampening, which allowed for changing spring rates from the air shocks. Additionally, the cars had variable dampening rates, which contributed to improved cornering stability, braking, and acceleration. This feature was particularly important when dealing with the high power output of 500hp.

I have the ability to continue. I own a pair of these highly powered trucks manufactured between 2010 and 2012, and I have performed suspension modifications on each of them. The cost of the job is not exorbitant and, in my view, it is definitely worthwhile. I opted to replace the control arm bushings, ball joints, sway bar end links and sway bar bushings simultaneously, resulting in a significant improvement in the truck's performance, making it seem as if it were brand new. Although I had placed an order for a new L460 truck, I have come to realise that I really enjoy the driving experience of my previous L322s when they are correctly configured.

If I were in your position, I would strongly recommend seeking out a different mechanic, preferably one who have expertise in handling these specific kind of vehicles.

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I would seek the services of a different mechanic, as A has suggested.
Disabling the air suspension on one of these trucks would significantly diminish one of the most outstanding features of this vehicle.
Visit Island 4x4 UK for competitive pricing on Delphi front struts for SC trucks, along with expedited delivery options. Avoid Arnott since they only repair the airbags and recycle the worn-out shocks. Delphi and Bilstein provide newly released shock absorbers and air suspension bags.

It is recommended to get a tube of Dow Corning 111 in order to apply it on all the O ring seals of the airline. This will effectively maintain the softness of the O rings and prevent any leakage when the temperatures drop below freezing.

It is important to note that the traction control system relies on the electric shocks. If you replace them with springs, you will eliminate the safety protection they provide.

In the event that the vehicle begins to move laterally, the traction control, ABS, and suspension systems may aid in the process of regaining control.

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My name is Leslie. Incidentally, I have not yet corrected the incorrect setup of my account. Additionally, I discovered some fully assembled original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) at Rover Land. Although they are expensive, they are still more affordable than the parts offered by Range Rover dealers, who charge as much as $1,800 for a single part, if available. One of the parts personnel at a Range Rover dealership suggested replacing only the airbags (which are obtainable) and reusing the shock absorbers. My problem is that there is no Rolls-Royce dealer in Springfield, MO. The only mechanics I know and trust are in Arizona, where I am currently staying due to a family illness. The issue with my car developed during the drive from Arizona to Missouri. Every 50 miles or so, a fault would occur, but the car would return to normal after turning it off for a minute at the next truck stop. The fault would disappear, and I would continue driving, hoping to reach my destination before the problem worsened. Fortunately, I arrived safely and parked the car. Overnight, the front of the car lowered as expected. However, when I started it again, it temporarily returned to its normal position, allowing me to drive it to a mechanic who specialises in working on Rolls-Royce vehicles. My concern is that he claims his source can only provide two units of Arnotts, despite my ability to find original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). He is still insisting on the conversion, but is willing to perform either option for $6,300. This price seems excessive to me, considering the cost of components from a Land Rover dealer. Upon inquiring about the cost breakdown between components and labour, he responded that his computer did not display it in that manner, which raised a concern. Subsequently, I questioned about his hourly rate, to which he said that for range rovers, it is $225. Is that true? Seems suspicious, I should have directly inquired about it. I am a woman, but I am not foolish, although others may have a different opinion. I have a strong passion for automobiles, and it really frustrates me when I encounter situations where I am unprepared. Consequently, I have taken it upon myself to do thorough study. I agree with both of you that the integrity of the system has significant importance for several reasons. I believe I may have mistakenly chosen the incorrect individual for the task. Consequently, I have instructed him to restore the situation to its original state. Additionally, I have offered to compensate him for his time and requested that he temporarily store it until I have the opportunity to find other assistance. I really value your contribution, since it has been beneficial. Many

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CrawlerTagz , you will need to send an email to Island 4x4 UK in order to inquire about the appropriate shocks for your vehicle. Please have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) readily available.
Although they are not officially listed, they do have the Delphi shocks available. I purchased a set of new Delphi shocks from them for my 2010 FFRRSC at a price of approximately $328.00 each. The shocks arrived in less than a week and the installation process was relatively trouble-free, except for one bolt at the bottom of the shock that was frozen. To remove the bolt, I had to utilise a torch, an impact gun, and a generous amount of PB blaster.
The usage of the DC111 is essential for the O-ring seals.
It is highly recommended that you adhere to my instructions, as they will provide the most return on your investment.

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Thank you once again. Yes, I have the vehicle identification number (VIN) and used it to search for replacement shocks. The shocks for my vehicle are quite particular. Additionally, I am considering replacing other recommended components such as the control arm. It seems like a logical decision since the vehicle is already disassembled. Thank you once again for your opinion. I was not primarily expressing dissatisfaction with the expense of repairs, but rather with the quality. The ride is really pleasant, and it is unfortunate to see a good thing being compromised. Deterioration is to be anticipated, and I was aware that maintaining it would be costly. I only needed a reliable and knowledgeable somebody to serve as a sounding board for me to contemplate and analyse my thoughts. Engaging in conversations with other enthusiasts of rovers may be beneficial, since not everyone comprehends the appeal of these vehicles.

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Mr.BuffUpdate  is accurate in stating that it is possible to get high-quality replacement components at a far lower cost than $1800 per unit. In my case, I acquired each corner element for a price of $900. Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Front Left Air Strut/Spring Assembly for the years 2010-2012. The vehicle model is Range Rover and its part number is LR032567.

Furthermore, the rate of $225 per hour for Land Rover repairs is too high, particularly considering the location of Arizona. I compensate a rate of $140 per hour for the services of a skilled Land Rover expert located on the western side of Los Angeles.

Which city in Arizona is closest to your location? Maybe a member might recommend a local expert who won't give you the runaround.

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Regrettably, I am currently located in Springfield, MO due to a family illness, having driven here from Arizona. Although I typically do not visit dealerships, I sought the assistance of a mechanic who purportedly possesses knowledge about my vehicle. The mechanic insisted on a conversion and demanded a staggering rate of $225 per hour exclusively for Land Rovers. This exorbitant fee is unprecedented in Arizona, and I have never encountered differential pricing for a "special" car from the same mechanic, aside from the cost of parts, naturally. I value and appreciate all the input.

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Regrettably, I am not acquainted with anybody residing in Springfield, MO. However, according to information provided by Google, there are several Land Rover establishments in the area. It may be advantageous to contact these establishments for further inquiries.

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Nowadays, air suspension is often used in many modern, luxury vehicles. Individuals that prioritise driving conversions usually lack the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively optimise them. Most likely not the individual you want to do the task.

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