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1st Gen Lunchtable Thread - General Discussion

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Speedytech7, May 31, 2018.

  1. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:02 PM
    eon_blue

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    in my experience, people that don't wear seat belts are like Flat Earthers, it doesn't matter what you say or what happens to them to prove otherwise, they're going to do it anyway.
     
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  2. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:06 PM
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    This is the one I have. Works good, is comfortable and you can adjust pressure to your liking when inflating. It is self-inflating but the bag is also a pump to allow you to inflate it more if wanted.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B083JWG749
     
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  3. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:07 PM
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    Question:

    Say I get a quote for a shop to changed out all 4 control arms, all parts provided, had they go over the amount of time quoted.

    Do most shops honor quotes or?
     
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  4. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:08 PM
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Most shops do but then you do get some gotchas sometimes as they do the work and find other issues.
     
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    In my experience, yes. As long as it goes smoothly and they don't encounter something that would put them way over the quoted labor time (like seized parts or another issue/problem not mentioned in the quote)

    Why not just replace your arms yourself? If you're not having to press in anything it's pretty straight forward except for needing an alignment after

    Though I've never replaced LCAs, but the UCAs were way easier than I was expecting.

    I can't imagine the lowers would be any trickier other than marking the cams so you don't end up with a crazy whack alignment afterwards
     
  7. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:10 PM
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    Good shops do. Okay shops will give you a warning when they realize they're going over labor time. Bad shops don't and hold your rig hostage till you pay the remaining balance
     
  8. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:15 PM
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    Cause I don’t wanna deal with things like seized
     
  9. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:17 PM
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    IDK then...we don't have that curse out here so I'm not sure how shops figure it into a reliable quote
     
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    Most shops have computer program that lists hours it should take to do a certain job than they multiply it but their hourly rate

    Than add the price of parts

    Mine doesn't have a stopwatch and count the amount of time over we go

    But if we got a rusty truck in we would send then down the road
     
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    I use alldata and it is hilarious some of the times it comes up with for things
     
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    Like what? Good or bad?
     
  13. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:22 PM
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    Depends, gimme a random job on a specific car along with the time you know you could do the job in and ill tell you what it books as. Some are accurate some are way over, don't usually see under
     
  14. Apr 8, 2021 at 1:48 PM
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    I’ll just have to ask when I get a quote for my brake shit.

    These guys would probably let me
     
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    I had forgotten about these. I need to expand my driveway. This may be a solution. The sections are small enough that I could pour and finish them.
     
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    Mmmm

    That's right, be jealous

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