The latest: driver upper and lower control arms, passenger tie rod, and new sway bar bushings. $194 in parts (I’m actually pretty sure I couldn’t have gotten those parts cheaper myself, so I’m pretty pleased with that) and $400 for alignment and labor.

Add to that a new hub assembly and new shocks previously.

I can’t really complain though. I have put 30k on it since buying it and I don’t know if or when the PO last did any of this.

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On the plus side, the car is now back to the perfect Jaguar voodoo combination of buttery smooth ride with unnaturally firm handling.