It'll take some time, and won't have any warranty, but search around for a local import forum. There are always at least 2-3 guys on a home grown site that will do that kind of work on the side, or at least point you to a reputable shop.
Search up your make/model/year/parts on places like www.amazon.com (what the hell do they NOT sell? ) and www.rockauto.com to get an idea of what the parts themselves will cost.
If you have the tools, you can do the bearings and door handles. You definitely need a good floor jack and jack stands as well as a breaker bar. Google Toyota Camry or corolla bearing DIY shock DIY since the mechanical layout are are identical. Also sign up as a member on toyotanation. The shocks and struts require a tool to compress the springs. See if you can rent the tool at auto zone
You can never get a deal when it comes to car repair. You can either order aftermarket parts cheap and DIY or pay a shop. Good thing is you have a simple car so parts are cheap and tons of help to DIY. I expect shocks would cost under 400 for your car tho
honestly at that point, i would just get some coilovers. lower the car for improved handling and have the ability to raise it back up if you dont like it. OEM shocks/struts for your car will probably be like 350+ x4 from the dealership/manufacturer. you could pick up some quality aftermarket coilovers for half the price and the install would be around 4 hours of labor (prices vary per shop). Door handle is incredibly simple. just look it up on youtube or a toyota camry forum. guys on forums (save for mustangs and other "muscle cars") are generally pretty happy to help out.
Like anything else, the more work you can do for yourself, the lower cost to you.
Here's the way i see your options to be cost-wise from least expensive to most expensive.
1. Buy all the parts yourself and learn to do it yourself (takes most time to research the parts you need then research how to install yourself, which may lead to other costs for tools, fluids, etc.)
2. Buy all the parts yourself and find a local guy or a shop to install for you.
3. have local (non-dealer) shop buy and install all your parts for you
4. goto dealer and let them take care of it. (most expensive, but least amount of time invested)
you can usually save some $$ buying the parts yourself, but that will take some time on your part to research and price check your parts. (positive of this is that you have control over the type and quality of part).
in terms of finding a "good" shop, just ask your friends/ co-workers for who they might use. otherwise, roll the dice and google the shop most convenient to you.
most local shops around me are charging about the same $$ per hour as a dealer. If local shops go over xx time to install parts, they will charge you that time. Dealers have set times when installing parts.
The last wheel bearings I replaced, one went bad within 6 months. Great, it had a 12 month warranty....guess who replaced it again.
you can check rockauto for parts if you find someone to do it on the side
Even if you are not going to install them yourselves, you should buy the parts and pay someone to install them. You want the quick struts for that car since the OE strut mounts are crap. Also buy new end links. I recommend the Deeza regreaseable ones or Moog. Anything else is crap, including the OE ones that use an allex wrench to remove (will most likely have to be sawed out due to rust). I used Deeza regreaseable end links and Monroe OE Spectrum quick struts. For the bearings buy a major brand name like TRW, SKF, or TImken. You don't want off brand bearings!!! For the broken exterior door handle (driver's side, right?), I bought an aftermarket one already painted the right color off of eBay and if fit perfectly and was better quality than the one that came with the car. You will not find a good one at the junkyard unless someone else junked a car where they already replaced the door handle. I have never done bearings, but the rest yes.
You forgot to mention if your power windows work? If they are not broken yet, they will. As long as you have the door panel off, at least clean and lube the parts of the window regulator, even if it is working properly.
Check the top part of your radiator for cracks. It's not a matter of if, but when!!
Obligatory comment about how Toyotas never break down.
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