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So it took me 9 hrs to install front coils and rear AAL

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Junebug McQuinn, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. Junebug McQuinn

    Junebug McQuinn [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Do I suck? Feels like it took FOREVER! Although that includes a 20-30 min beer break and running to Lowes to get wood blocks to jack the truck up higher. So maybe 8 hours 15 min or so.
     
  2. 08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    Seems long but the important thing is you did it yourself! Hopefully correctly as well lol
     
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    You finished right? That's all that matters.

    It took me about 6 hours to do mine by myself.
     
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    It took us 6 hours I think.that included lunch and a trip to the parts store
     
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    Just got it, so none yet.
    Probably faster than I'll do it when I do mine so don't feel too bad lol
     
  6. Junebug McQuinn

    Junebug McQuinn [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well that was me by myself, no help, and I had my 4 year old at home with me. Ok, I'm out of excuses. The other side always went quicker though, I had a HELL of a time lining up the holes for the first AAL but the other side I got it on the first try. Glad it's done, my Method wheels should be in sometime this week, I can't wait.
     
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    9 hours ain't bad for being by yourself.we had help
     
  8. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Doing it yourself is always worth it no matter how long it takes cause when its all said and done you can step back and say "wow, i just did that" :) It Took me and trd7 about 4 hours to do his and took me around 2 hours to do my front coils but that was with a lift and fancy air tools :D
     
  9. Junebug McQuinn

    Junebug McQuinn [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, no air tools for me, just ratchets and wrenches :(

    I was dying for an air compressor and an impact wrench and air ratchet by the end.

    But you're right, I love that when I get to work and show it off to people who took their trucks in to be worked on, I can tell them I did it myself biatch.
     
  10. 01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    x2 its the best feeling when someone asks me where i got somethin done and i say in my garage :D! & when i did my first spacer lift and trd7's lift we did it with hand tools!
     
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    Tim A Well-Known Member

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    You didn't pay someone else to do it. That's the important thing. Feel good about yourself. :)
     
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