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is this a good deal?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RDAY, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    RDAY

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    Got a quote from my local shop for a 3" suspension lift up front and a 1.5" lift int he back comes with new front and rear shocks and it's made by tuff country for $520 does that sound like a good deal?
     
  2. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:12 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Is that including install if so then yeah good deal.
     
  3. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    no just the kit not installed? and would i still need ucas if i dont do any off roading?
     
  4. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    What Mods!
    Ucas help with the allignment especially if your going 3"seems still like a good deal ask them how much is labor.
     
  5. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    Tuff Country doesn't make a 3" suspension lift kit... they do make a 3" spacer lift, and $520 is a hell of a lot for a spacer lift.
     
  6. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    is it 1.5" block or add-a-leaf in the back?
     
  7. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    a coil spacer is still a suspension lift as far as I have always known.
     
  8. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    What Mods!
    What kind of shocks?
     
  9. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    Yeah, nevermind... meant coil lift. Anyways, it's coil spacers and rear AAL's for $520, not even installed? You can get the same thing from Toytech for under $300.
     
  10. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    You can get a toytec 3" lift in the front and 2" in the back for around $299 and just get a set of 5100's all around for around $269 from DS Motorsports. That's what I got and I love it!!!:D
     
  11. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    agreed. to hell with $520 for just the kit even if it does have aal's instead of blocks.
     
  12. Jan 23, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    Ya that is way to much. We can get you set up with the same thing for abou 1/2 the price. Just give us a call here at the shop and we'll get you set up.-877-274-9362
     
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    Top Gunz in Knoxville. Whats up dude, I think I passed your place last weekend. Are yall behind the chevy dealer going out towards the airport?

    Edit: sorry dont want to steal a thread or anything. PM me:)
     
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    so u mean a grand total of $569 right?
    do the 5100s ride as good if not better than stock?

    Y the hell are UCA'S so much money???
     
  15. Jan 23, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    Yeah should be less then $600 if you get it from the right places. Well, now ride wise I love it. A bit stiffer but that's a good thing. Now I can't compare it to the stocks because I got my setup all installed at once. But about 95% of people told me to go with the 5100's and take out the stock shocks. Haha!! Yeah UCA's are a bit over the edge in price! That is completely up to you though. I just got them because I wanted my alignment right and I had the money too. I know many people that run with the stock ones and they don't have any issues.;)
     
  16. Jan 24, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    Do it the right way- WITHOUT ANY SPACERS! Not to mention almost half the price! We give all members the Bilstien Pre-Load adjustable kits for $269.99 SIPPED FOR FREE! Easy installation and a far superior product and ride...!
     
  17. Jan 24, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    The 5100's are designed specifically for your truck by one of the largest performance shock companies in the world! Its hard to compare a "Lift Spacer" that uses the stock O.E. strut to a Nitrogen Mono Tube shock with specific valving-

    Toyota TRD thinks they are worth it...!
     
  18. Jan 25, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    Tool box, Thule rack, rod holders, 5100s at 1.75 and the TSB
    I got my 4 bilstein 5100 from Down south motor sports, great guys there and very helpful. I think the ride is fantastic and it looks like a truck should now. I got my fronts installed and an alignment for $189.00. The guy did say afterwards he wont do any more for that price.
     
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