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Need Shop or Mechanic for ARB Rear Locker Install SE Pennslyvania

Discussion in 'North East' started by Grossomotto, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. Jan 9, 2019 at 9:46 PM
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    Grossomotto

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    By the end of the month I'm putting in a rear ARB locker (well not me, but I'll pay someone or a shop). I'll have the compressor installed and ready to go, just need a reference to someone or a shop that's reputable and has done some locker and gear installs before. Let me know, any info or references are appreciated.
     
  2. Jan 11, 2019 at 7:10 PM
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  3. Jan 12, 2019 at 7:34 AM
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    Mainline overland in west Chester installed mine. Happy with their work.
     
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  4. Jan 12, 2019 at 7:38 AM
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    May also want to talk with matt @TNT4X4 he has worked on a bunch of trucks of members here
     
  5. Jan 12, 2019 at 7:47 AM
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    Catcrazed

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    Just buy a center from east coast gear supply or marlin crawler.
    If your capable enough to install the compressor I'm sure u can install a 3rd.
    And run the air line.
     
  6. Jan 14, 2019 at 7:31 AM
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    Thanks I’ll look into them.

    Spring City....A couple years ago, I lived on French Creek near Kimberton

     
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  7. Jan 14, 2019 at 7:44 AM
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    Ecgs and marlin do not charge setup labor.
    Vs paying a shop to install the locker in your dif.
    Cost wise its almost a wash.
    My rear from marlin was $1600 -$300 I'm gonna sell my old diff for=$1300
    Vs $1200 for an arb installed in my diff.
    If that makes since.
    And for the $1200 I was going to have to pull and install the center anyways.
     
  8. Jan 14, 2019 at 7:56 AM
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    Let me look, I’m calling a local shop, thanks

     
  9. Jan 14, 2019 at 11:12 AM
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    How much did they charge you? Did they do both the locker and compressor?

    They’re getting back to me on a quote.

     
  10. Jan 14, 2019 at 11:49 AM
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    Well my truck is a different vintage then yours.
    I'm just letting you know there may be better options.
    Because they include the labor for free so it offets the fact your actually buying more parts.
     
  11. Jan 14, 2019 at 1:20 PM
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    Yeah but I bought a new ARB locker for $350

     
  12. Jan 14, 2019 at 1:22 PM
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    Ohh,
    Good luck then
     
  13. Jan 14, 2019 at 1:41 PM
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    I’m thinking of doing it myself, really if they’re going to charge me $1000+

     
  14. Jan 22, 2019 at 11:01 AM
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    Well I found a local place in Collegeville PA that quoted me $750. Also, they’re not sure they can guarantee the work since I’m providing the locker (new).

    If they’re not guaranteeing the labor at least, I’ll keep looking or do it myself.
     
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    Like mentioned before, you could check with Matt @TNT4X4. He's in Edison NJ, might/not be too far at decent quote.
    If you want, pm me for his phone number, he's not on the forum that much anymore.
     
  16. Jan 25, 2019 at 2:52 PM
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    Ok thanks I’m about 50 miles from there.

     
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    Check out 4x4 specialty suspenion, they did my buddies truck. He said Lynwood the owner is hard to get ahold of but knows his shit.
     
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    Jnb motorsports ,pottstown / stowe , they are 4x4 nutz
     
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    Just a heads up on ARBs. ECGS has resealed over 200 of them in the last year. This is directly from Chase, the owner.

    Apparently, there is a manufacturing defect from the supplier of the seals to ARB.

    Supposedly, there will be a new replacement seal available in March. I’m waiting to have mine resealed then. It’s leaking badly after just being done AGAIN in Oct.

    Looks like it’s too late for the OP, but at least if ECGS does the build, you get their 5 year warranty. AND, they’re a company that does major business with ARB. They’re not going to get the run around from them...
     
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