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Rear suspension TSB crazy price

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by achirdo, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Jun 28, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    achirdo

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    Just got off the phone with the dealership. I wanted to get the tsb done even though I am out of warranty. I asked for a quote on just the leaf springs. They wanted $$1287.42!!!
     
  2. Jun 28, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    Get an AAL from wheelers or toytec for $80 and do it yourself.
     
  3. Jun 28, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    Ha ha what did you expect? They probably quoted you at MSRP for parts, install and alignment. Hell, for that price, I'd get rear coilovers.
     
  4. Jun 28, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    I think they might have quoted you for the whole thing, labor and all. Cause that's about what my invoice said when I got mine done and then the cost was 0'd out at the bottom with a warranty entry.

    You can get better springs than that tho...
     
  5. Jun 28, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    Put in the OME Dakar leaf pack. The load carrying behavior is far superior to the TSB springs.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Oh there is no way in he'll I was gonna get it done there after that price. I was probably just going to get the OME...and u said coilovers in the back?? Those just replace the shocks right?
     
  7. Jun 28, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    Glad my 09 was covered umder warranty for free. That is a CRAZY price for such an easy mod. I agree, buy aftermarket and do it yourself.
     
  8. Jun 28, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    No there are conversion kits out there that replace your leafs with a coil spring. Can someone else help out with this?
     
  9. Jul 16, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    Got mine done today and I was curious how much to buy the parts. Stealership gave some ridiculous prices: $638.05 each of the leaf spring assembly, $111.56 of the 4 U-bolts= $1387.66 plus tax. Then you need alignment, it will be about $1500. I am glad I am still under warranty. With OME lift kit or 5100's all around with OME leaf spring it will be far less than $1500. Crazy stealership!
     
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