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Old 09-08-2013, 12:14 AM
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Alright so basically I have a few questions regarding lifting. I went and talked to a couple shops locally and now I'm here for a second opinion. The one guy told me that it was to much work for him to do with having to pull a bunch of stuff out (i'm thinking about a 4"). Is it actually that much of pain? or would i be able to manage it myself with the help of a buddy. He quoted that it would probably take around 10 hours for a shop to complete and at 90-100$ an hour id be alot happier to do it on my own.
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These aren't impossible kits to install yourself. But its always going to come down to the individual doing the work. If you're handy and used to working on vehicles, its totally do-able. If you haven't, you'd best start off on smaller projects..
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I agree with this ^^^^, I do not really agree with the 10 hours for a 4" lift (not that a 6" takes any longer as it is pretty much the same process) however most all shops around here consider that a 6-8 hour job and they charge $85-$100 per hour to do it, at best you should not pay more than $800 depending on your location (I know some of the guys in New York pay between $1000-$1500 sometimes more for a lift to be installed)

Your best bet is almost always to buy the lift online, and then have someone install it if you are not comfortable they will charge a little more to install it most of the time since you did not get the lift from them however with the savings on the kit it more than justifies that cost 9 out of 10 times.

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Exactly what Jeremiah said above ^^^ great info.
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