You finally came clean. I also would go to the independent and save several hundred dollars. It makes perfect economical sense to me. I would just caution you to be sure the service facility you choose be it dealer or independent checks valve timing on both cams at the end of the job. Almost anyone at either an independent or a dealer can roll in a chain, but the job's not done until cam timing is checked.
Post Script: Has anyone printed this thread? I did, and it is 40 pages long. I'm outa here.
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