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Ongoing lift install price thread

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Khaos, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Jul 17, 2008 at 4:12 PM
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    Khaos

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    For those who are on the fence about installing their lift on their own or paying somebody else to do it this should prove quite a useful thread. Basically I want to know how much everybody paid to have their lift installed. That way those who are on the fence will know how much it'll cost them to have it done by a dealer/shop/whatever.

    Post these pieces of Info:
    Type of Lift - ex. 3" Spacer, 5100s, C/Os, Drop Bracket, ect.
    Includes or Excludes Alignment
    With or without cost of Parts (buying the parts there or on your own)


    I just got this quote from my dealer.
    Type of Lift: Bilstien 5100s - Front Only
    Alignment Included: Yes
    Includes Parts: Yes and No

    Buying the 5100s from the dealer + install/alignment. - $490
    Install 5100s only with alignment - $190
     
  2. Jul 17, 2008 at 9:18 PM
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    Pat

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  3. Jul 17, 2008 at 10:06 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Bought the 5100's @ DSMS $260 GB on ToyotaNation and had 4wheelparts install them for an outrage price but i wanted it done with allignment
     
  4. Jul 17, 2008 at 10:14 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    5100 Bilsteins, front & back ($260 off eBay). I had them installed with an alignment for $220.
     
  5. Jul 17, 2008 at 10:19 PM
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    Lunercrab

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    bought complete set of 5100's for about 270 (with 25% cashback, if i get it, should bring the price down to about 210.00)...haven't installed yet, but was quoted 150.00 from meineke to just install the four shocks, probably another 50-60 bucks for an alignment...still haven't found anyone willing to install my AALs in the rear...not sure why...
     
  6. Jul 18, 2008 at 11:08 PM
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    MikeS.

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    Readylift quoted prices. Front spacer and rear block kit, 350. Install and alingment 150.
     
  7. Sep 7, 2008 at 10:40 AM
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    zero niner

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    In Seattle, Toyota Dealer where I bought my truck from vs. Meineke

    Meineke $150 to install 4 shocks, $59.99 Alignment - $209.99 Total
    Toyota $440 to install 4 shocks, $89.99 Alignment - $529.99 Total

    This does not include the shocks! Dealer is over twice as much! Crazy, you'd think in this economy they'd bend a little, not to mention, they should know how to work on their own trucks better than anyone else...

    Rob
     
  8. Sep 7, 2008 at 10:42 AM
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    RealSouthernPride

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    you can install them yourself! if you are no mech inclined you can have a buddy help you, it's not that hard....
     
  9. Sep 7, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    T-rev

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    3" Revtek front spacer with 1.5" blocks in the rear - $378.95
    Lift labor - $200
    Alignment - $80
    After tax total cost was - $689
     
  10. Sep 7, 2008 at 12:43 PM
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    chris4x4

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    OME 885 springs = $189.00
    OME N140S shocks = $249.00
    TC UCA's = $619.00
    Custom AAL = $60.00
    Bilstien 5100 rear shocks = $112.33
    New center pins = $2.00
    Alignment = $75.00
    *install = $67.42


    *note: Install price includes 12 Coors light beers, 1 pack of smokes, 3 Band aids, 1 gallon of gas to go and get the center pins as I forgot to get them, 1 Subway footlong roast beef with bacon, and 1 hack saw blade.
     
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  11. Sep 7, 2008 at 12:50 PM
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    lol love the note
     
  12. Sep 7, 2008 at 12:53 PM
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    Can you post some pics. I think i might be interested in this
     
  13. Sep 7, 2008 at 2:01 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    You forgot the Labor price.
     
  14. Sep 7, 2008 at 2:11 PM
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    you apparently use the same labor guy as i do :D
     
  15. Sep 7, 2008 at 2:12 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Only the best! :D
    Did he bleed on your turck too? :eek:
     
  16. Sep 7, 2008 at 2:14 PM
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    no but he has punched and cursed my truck...and the truck always retaliates too...it'll usually smash a finger or something
     
  17. Sep 21, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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    trailmaster spacer lift for $159 instal free from buddy and alingment done at my voc scholl diman for free
     
  18. Oct 27, 2008 at 8:15 AM
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    installed myself in about an hour and a half/ 2 hours = free.
    alignment at Toyota dealership by friend who is the main mechanic was free
    I'm 16 so don't tell me you cant install these. they're very easy
     
  19. Nov 1, 2008 at 7:18 AM
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    3" ToyTec lift with AAL's and coil spacers $243 shipped
    4wheelparts wouldn't install because I didn't buy it from them so
    I had my trusted mechanic do it for $450
    Total: $693
     
  20. Nov 1, 2008 at 8:56 AM
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    ToyTec Shock extenders - $28 shipped
    6 top studs for top plate to mount to truck - $15 from Toyota*
    Lifetime Alignment from Firestone - $149**
    Installation - $25 (for pizza. Installed myself with a friend)
    Total - $1895.89

    * The studs were supposed to be included with the machined top plate from ToyTec but were missing. They offered to overnight them to me, but I was having my springs compressed when we found they were missing. Luckily, they were Toyota parts, so I was able to get them at the dealer.

    ** I chose the lifetime alignment and it's already paid for itself. When I originally put the lift on, it was set way too high. So I adjusted it down and had it realigned.

    I am only slightly mechanically inclined and installed the lift myself (with a friend). It took a while (~8 hours) but wasn't difficult. I haven't done the rear yet because I haven't decided if I'm gonna need it. I probably will, but for now, the rear is stock height (with the TSB springs).
     
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