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Lift Installation South Bay

Discussion in 'Northern California' started by JFKLives, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Apr 11, 2011 at 9:51 AM
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    JFKLives

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    I'm not feeling confident about installing a 6" lift on my own and was wondering if anyone from the south bay (SJ) can recommend a place to make this happen at a reasonable price. Would also like them to align it for me as well. The only place I'm aware of is on San Carlos but I've heard a couple of bad stories about that place and would like to avoid them if possible.
     
  2. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:50 PM
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    bjmoose

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    Lots of local guys get their lifts done by "community effort" (help out, bring food/beer, and throw some money into the tip jar for more tools) at mod days especially at Seth's:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/northern-california/129833-prs-mod-day-5-feb-26th.html

    These threads refer to shops:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/northern-california/124941-bay-area-off-road-shop.html

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/no...commended-lift-kit-installer-sf-bay-area.html

    Especk recommends the shop that did his work in stockton - very good price:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/143247-lift-quote-dealership.html#post2816228

    Hope this helps.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    JLee

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    Yeah DB lifts are not done at mod days anymore there a PITA and take way to long.
     
  4. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    Superior 4wd near capital expressway, Its a one man show but Troy is great at what he does. Last time I was there he was doing a drop bracket on a nissan titan.

    http://www.superior4wheeldrive.com/
     
  5. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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    Stockton is a ways out from me but I'll check out the other links - thanks
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    I'll give him a look - thanks!
     
  7. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:29 PM
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    Look up George from SWAT. He's in Fremont
     
  8. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    ^^ x2. George can beat anybody's prices!!
     
  9. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    That makes sense. I can only imagine the swearing and cursing. :eek::D
     
  10. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    Does George do custom work? I'm thinking of getting a front bumper fabbed up.
     
  11. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    I was looking on Yelp and SWAT customs got some good reviews, It looked like a few people from here have gone there. I'm thinking about getting a small lift as well.
     
  12. Apr 11, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    George from SWAT actually works at 4wp in the South Bay, but does all these installs on the side in Fremont, then he can even get stuff aligned at 4wp (regular rate for that though). He has a lot of knowledge about a lot of stuff, I would just give him a call
     
  13. Apr 12, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    I got my lift done from George about a month ago and he did top notch work. His customer service was great! You wont be disappointed!
     
  14. Apr 20, 2011 at 6:48 AM
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    +1 His prices are reasonable and he's a man of his word.
     
  15. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    My roommate and long time friend dropped the bomb couple nights back that he's moving out in August with his new girlfriend of ~ four months. Idiot. Unfortunately, that means I should wait a couple months until my living situation is more stable before dropping 4k on a lift, tires and rims. :-/
     
  16. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:40 AM
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    Well that sucks.
     
  17. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:41 AM
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    This ^
     
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