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Sas overall price?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Yota_dvl, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    Yota_dvl

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    SAS KIT - trail-gear 5" lift alcan springs greasable shackels gears front 410 rear 411 Kicker subs 3,000 mile drive to Alaska, 3,000 back "Mod" rear diff breather
    anyone who has done one these or someone SERIOSLY look up cost on sas'in their truck with all the dumb little stuff adding up, how much am i looking?
    i called one shop they said driveline ,building the axle, the mounting kit, and all the labor your lookin near 8 grand and we'll do it.... is that a good price or avg price for that!?!
     
  2. Nov 3, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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  3. Nov 3, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    Well, all depends on how good you are at sourcing the axle and other parts. You could do it for under $2000 if your careful, or you can spend a small fortune.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    SAS KIT - trail-gear 5" lift alcan springs greasable shackels gears front 410 rear 411 Kicker subs 3,000 mile drive to Alaska, 3,000 back "Mod" rear diff breather
    i could find an older axle and make the drive line re gearin no so bad but i mean over all the kit i keep seenin some for near 300 then others near 1ooo when they dont look much different when from there i'd still need half the high steer shit and i dont trust my welds so a shop would have to do it for me
     
  5. Nov 3, 2010 at 10:51 PM
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    Electric Dynolock tailgate, TrailGear Slides, , 285/75-16 Yoko Geolanders on Wheelers Type B, SAW 2.0 front and back, Camburg b/j UCA, 1.5" AAL, Ubolt flip, ARB bump.
    For a shop to do everything that's a good price. Labor ain't cheap.

    It might be cheaper for you to take some night welding classes and find some components in the mean time.

    There is actually a SAS forum linked somewhere in here; like TW but just about SAS. You could get alot of help there if you're doing it yourself.
     
  6. Nov 3, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    I would highly recommend AGAINEST a 'beginner' welding a SAS project.

    Welding is a fine 'art' and takes years & years of experience and practice.

    You can't take a welding class and expect your welding to be SAFE for a project like that. No way in hell!!
     
  7. Nov 3, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    cmack

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    Depends.

    Depends on the parts. Depends on who does it. Depends on the setup you go with. Depends on what tires, gears, lockers, wheels, etc. you use. Depends on if you go leafs or springs up front. Driveshaft. Lift kit. Steering. Axle. Allllll kinds of factors involved. Just remember too, it's a constant upkeep. The more heavily modified your truck is, like this, the more breaks/maintenance it requires. I would not recommend doing a SAS to your daily driver also.
     
  8. Nov 3, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    I say get something with a SFA already.
     
  9. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:05 PM
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    that is a very good point...
     
  10. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    Correct! That's why you befriend your welding instuctor and trade him a twelve-pack to lay the final beads.
     
  11. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    when you say befriend... how close do you have to get to him b4 he will do stuff for free?
     
  12. Nov 3, 2010 at 11:35 PM
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    sas sure looks bad ass when you're done but do you really want to drop almost $10 000 on it?
     
  13. Nov 4, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    It's never free. Even community collage costs money!

    But reach-around is a good start.

    coll-E-ge... guess that was money well spent.
     
  14. Nov 4, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    4" lift after market front bumper bed mount lightbar/roll bar (4)6" kc's on the roll bar (2) kc flat back bumper mounts f/r gears for the 33's
    Id talk to some of the OG's of Toyota's. Bet you can get it done for close to $1500.
     
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