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Local shops keep pushing spacers...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by amcquay, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Jul 23, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    amcquay

    amcquay [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Maybe I'm missing something, but I've hit a few local shops to get estimates on 3" suspension lifts... and they keep shoving spacers down my throat. I've expressed that I take the truck off road regularly and want the lift to be functional without worrying about busted shocks or other issues, but they keep steering me towards spacer kits.

    Should I just order the suspension lift I want when the time comes and find someone that will install it? That's the main issue - I don't have the tools or know-how to install a lift kit myself.
     
  2. Jul 23, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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    HondaGM

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    i would do it the right way,dont like spacers myself
     
  3. Jul 23, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    Just buy what you want.
    They probably have more success selling the less expensive stuff and have developed some bad habits.
     
  4. Jul 23, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    Large Farva

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    Profit margins most likely... Just buy the lift you want and take it to them to have installed. Just pay labor.
     
  5. Jul 23, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    They are shoving spacer lifts down your throat? Then you should avoid those shops....

    Buy the lift, do the install, and you will know if it was done right or not. Plus it's super easy...

    I've seen guys come on here talking about a shop screwing them over with an install or charged them out of the ass, in some cases both...
     
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