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Cab Mount Chop - $500

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by nolanspawn, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    nolanspawn

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    This is what my local shop quoted to do it. They said they have done it to numerous Tacomas and Tundras so they are familiar with the work. I am not rubbing severe but need to recess the mount a bit. Does $500 sound like a fair price. This would be the cost for both sides plus undercoating the area they modify. I'm trying to get this done ASAP before a trip to my ranch for hunting season in Texas.

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    Drivers side wheel turned hard to the left.
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  2. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:35 PM
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    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Wow. Only $150 out here.
     
  3. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    Yep guess I will check with another place around here. Don't have too many options.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:45 PM
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    Depends on the quality of the work the place turns out. Mine were chopped and reinforced with 1/4" plate steel. A clean job obviously takes longer and the attention to detail makes for a more aesthetically pleasing mod versus something that's just functional.

    Figure 4 to 6 hours for the full job from start to finish.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:46 PM
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    You got pictures?
     
  6. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    you get what u pay for. i have seen some hack jobs done for cheap. i paid 600 to get my sliders weldd on and body mount chopped.. to this day i havent seen a cleaner job done, except for mjp2 maybe, but he got it at the same place

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  7. Oct 21, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    are you running 9 inch wide rims? just out of curiosity
     
  8. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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  9. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:04 PM
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    $500 seems like a fair price to me. Like others have said, you will usually get what you pay for. Although, for $500 I would want the job to be perfect.
     
  10. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    I havent done mine. But that is what Demello charges I hear.
     
  11. Oct 21, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    Yes
     
  12. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    I'm running 9" wide wheels and paid $440 incl. tax to have mine done. I felt like I was getting raped because at first they said $250 but would have to double check. I dropped off the truck and they called me later on and said $720 ($45/hour x 8 hours per side). I got PISSED and talked them down to $440 after telling them it was a 4-6 hour job. After the drama it was all well worth the coin as there aren't many places in my small town I trusted to do the job.
     
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