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Old 10-13-2010, 10:09 PM
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Hey all, I am in the thinking process of lifting my ram. I just called smoke em diesel and they said they could install a lift on my truck (bds 6 inch front and 4 inch block rear) for 3225 plus tax. Does this seem in the ballpark of lifting a truck like this? I am pretty clueless about lifting vehicles and any input would be appreciated thanks! Below is the truck I want to lift.




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I don't know much about BDS, but that does seem a little high. I know people rave about BDS and there are many components that can be omitted to save on costs (not that I would). I would research exactly what lift and components they are installing for that price. Get a break down of the lift and labor costs. That's where you will see the difference in cost to profit. Best of luck and keep us posted.
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they said the kit would cost $2250 and the installation was approximately $1020 depending how the factory parts are to take off.
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My shop gave me a price of $2645 for the BDS lift installed... I currently don't have a lift, but I was curious and that's the price they gave me.
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My shop gave me a price of $2645 for the BDS lift installed... I currently don't have a lift, but I was curious and that's the price they gave me.
There's a guy in Concord, CA who installs the Performance Accessories 5" body lift/leveling kit combo for $900 plus tax. That's parts and labor.
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I can get a you a lot better deal then that.I will PM ya.
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Ya the kit online is like $1800 or something like that and it takes about 10hrs to install. The install should be like $600 so you should be a lot less than the quoted price.
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How do you get good deals on lift kits?
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OK first all is that canadian or american currency? lol

The BDS on there website comes out at $1956 this i assume is no tax in american prices, this will also be for shipping, other online websites might offer the kit at a better deal and possible free shipping, i would suggest shop around....buy the kit yourself take it somewhere for install.

As for the labour it says 10 hour install, up here in canada a normal shop rate is around $100 per hour, so for all fairness lets say $1000 bucks for install, again check out local offroad stores some may offer better prices, especially if you purchase the kit from them, all in all i would say under $3000 is deffinitely closer to what you should expect...shop around and get qoutes from a few more places for sure!
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haha ruffian11 i was thinking the same thing about american or canadian currency! thanks guys
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