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Best place for front shock install Manchester NH (weekend hours)

Discussion in 'North East' started by bgsmith, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. Nov 1, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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    bgsmith

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    Just wanted to ask where everyone thought the best place to get my front shocks installed in the Manchester NH area, I just ordered some 5100's. The catch is I need a place with weekend hours, the shop I used to go to for my previous car doesn't have weekend hours.

    Thanks
     
  2. Nov 1, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    hellrazor004

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    Do you have basic tools, the front shocks are easy to install. (assuming they are assembled, I can't remember if those are)....
     
  3. Nov 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    Just replacing the shocks and using the stock springs, and I am not going to mess with a spring compressor.
     
  4. Nov 1, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Understood. When I changed out my shocks it came with springs. In that case going somewhere would be a good idea. Can't really give you any place specific.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    Anyone??
     
  6. Nov 2, 2011 at 4:49 AM
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    I went to the dealer 5 min from my house to have them adjust my 5100's. I did that to save time and hassle since I couldn't find time to get to my dad's garage. I paid $225. I could have bought a ballsy spring compressor for less than that prolly and do it myself in a couple hours. Didn't have the time and I wanted it done.

    When I was looking for a shop I came across this one:

    http://www.gunseths4x4.com/index.html
    Its for jeeps, but I would call them and see if they would do it. I am also looking for a place to go to thats open on the weekends.
     
  7. Nov 2, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    Just my 2 cents BUT you want a SHOP to install customer purchased parts; PLUS do it on a weekend.......Good luck with that....
     
  8. Nov 2, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    Bilstein 5100's at 2.5", Grey wire, Wheeler's 1.5 aal,
    My dealer installed my 5100's for about that much, a year ago. I was going to have them readjust them because I want to go up to the 2.5" mark and is was going to be about the same money since they have to take them apart again. I just checked with a friend of mine at his local shop and he's going to do it for an hourly rate versus a book rate. Sorry, my dealer is in White River Jct. Vt but they do have Saturday service hours:)
     
  9. Nov 2, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    I may just go to the dealer, the convenience factor is there.
     
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