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Looking for a reputable shop in Orange County

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by JohnnieFive, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Jan 23, 2013 at 4:34 PM
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    JohnnieFive

    JohnnieFive [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna be in the market for a lift come tax time and I figured I'd start doing some research now. Just want to see if there's any local shops you guys would recommend.

    Im looking into a spindle lift and not sure what route to go in the rear, should I go blocks, aal or new springs?
     
  2. Jan 23, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    I would go max trac for the spindles. Unless you have enough coin go cambrug. For shocks I wold go 5100 that are adjustable. Unless you have coin go with either fox or kings. For the back I would go with all pro leaf pack and some fox or kings. Maybe go with camburg or to uca's.

    I can help you with the install if interested for wee fee. I have done plenty of install including 7 max tracs spindle lift in last year or so.
     
  3. Jan 23, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    jblaze805

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    Lsk suspension!!!
     
  4. Jan 23, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    Yea or that^
     
  5. Jan 23, 2013 at 8:09 PM
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    JohnnieFive

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    I'll definitely keep you in mind for the install, also is it necessary to replace the front shocks?

    I stopped by a shop on my way home from work today, Suspension Specialists in Anaheim. They quoted me just under $800 to install Maxtrac spindles up front and 2" blocks in the rear. I've read on here that alot people recommend staying away from blocks
     
  6. Jan 23, 2013 at 8:26 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    Not totally necessary to get new front shocks but you might get better ride with better shocks. As far as blocks yes I would stay clear of them either get leaf pack or aal.
     
  7. Jan 24, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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