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Coilover ????

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by ozmon420, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. ozmon420

    ozmon420 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    just got some toytec coilovers and was wondering how long should it take to install them, dealership wants to charge 425.00 4-5 hrs labor.
     
  2. Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

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    It shouldn't take that long, check out regular shops like owner operator shops. my shop did the 5100's in 1.5 hrs.
     
  3. roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    If they are the preasembled set, should be pretty easy to install...
     
  4. ozmon420

    ozmon420 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    they are already assembled. i thought that was to long also thats why i came back home.
     
  5. ksj

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    Go to Sears and get some tools to do it yourself. It's not that hard to do. They should have come with installation instructions.
     
  6. MyToyTaco

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    they are easy to install. if you dont have directions you can get them from toytecs site
     
  7. Khaos

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    Install them yourself. Save some money, get to know your truck better. :)
     
  8. Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    Does that include the alignment? If so, that's about what I paid but 4WheelParts installed UCAs as well (my coilovers weren't fully assembled either).
     
  9. SC4333

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    If you are confident in your mechanical abilities, I don't think you could go wrong buying some tools to get the job done. Did my truck in about 3 hours (pulling apart the front coil overs and re-asmb. with spacer), that included taking apart and re assembling the rear leafs. As far as alignment goes, I would definitely try to find someone whom specializes in large tires/off road vehicles. Your dealership more then likely uses a laser alignment system that is hooked to a computer which simply tells them how to get the vehicle back to factory specs. Very few technicians know the fundamentals of custom alignment anymore and will therefor give you a poor alignment even though they claim it is 'right on.'

    -my 2 cents.
     
  10. silver07taco

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    I installed my coilovers in about 2 hours in my driveway, Very easy install
     
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