Originally Posted by Efthreeoh
They are ripping you off. The T-stat is bolted to the water pump. The T-stat is removed during the water pump replacement procedure, so they should not charge you any labor to replace the T-stat. 3 hours for the water pump is about an hour too long IMO, but $270 for that work is not a bad price.
thanks for the info dude! i thought that was strange how shops want to quote them separate since they are attached.
VS Motorsports did the same thing, they told me 4 + 2 >_<