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Where to get coils swapped on a sunday??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by RI06TACO, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. Nov 7, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    RI06TACO

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    So I got my whole front end apart to install my new 5100's..well I'm just not feeling this renatl spring compressor..will somewhere like PepBoys do it for me on a sunday??

    Any tips on using these manual compressors? Just feels real shady as I started to crank down on them..! And I need my truck back to gether by tommorrow evening!
     
  2. Nov 7, 2009 at 10:59 PM
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    be carefull! sorry no real input here, doing mine monday
     
  3. Nov 8, 2009 at 4:16 AM
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    Get on the phone and start calling places.....
     
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    Yeah...Check local tire and muffler type places. Most will have a wall mounted spring compressor.

    Best of luck- and good call on having it done if you aren't comfortable with the rental piece you got!!
     
  5. Nov 8, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    i dont think Pep Boys will do it as its non OEM shock assembly... if they did, they will charge too much...

    best bet, find a mom n pop tire shop that does suspension work too...

    try to find a spot that works on a lot of custom applications like hot rods, lowriders, and trucks...
     
  6. Nov 8, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    believe it or not I actually found a guy to do it today, got em installed and still made kickoff at 1pm!

    For the record Pep Boys will not do it anymore. Had some place Munroe Muffler (like a Midas) do it but had to give the kid $40 cash on the side...well worth it, took 20min!!!!!
     
  7. Nov 8, 2009 at 10:54 PM
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    $40 is about the going rate. Glad you could find a place to do it for you on a Sunday!
     
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