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Old 10-14-2010, 11:40 PM
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well where do you live, was the qoute at a local shop?
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i live an hour away from regina saskatchewan and the guys are a shop a few minutes out of the city with a really good reputation.
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well in that case that actually sounds like a fair deal!! after shipping cost and border fees it gets very expensive to get a kit up here, i wouldn't be surprised if the kit cost $2500 if you got it yourself

My dad is a heavy duty mechanic and has alot of pull at his local parts supplier and the best he could do on a BDS kit for my 2005 1500 4x4 was $2300 taxes in, this is with a hefty discount! plus labour being at $100 an hour sounds about right, especially since you have no prior dealings with the business there less likely to "cut you a deal" but still shop around and check out prices else where just so you can compare!
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the shop said regular price for the lift was $2700 they said they would give it to me for $2300 so thats about right. was yours the rear leaf spring kit or block kit?
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i ended up going with rough country! got it for $1300 taxes in haha...alot cheaper and a few guys said they love there and had no problems, it was only a 5" kit though which is fine for me...used 3" blocks

IMO i think just do the blocks, there is no need to change out the leafs especially if the ones you have are perfectley fine! spending more money on something that doesn't need changing!
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ya the guys there told me i wouldnt need it either even though they could have told me i needed them and get me to spend another $700. At least i know the guys im dealing with arent trying to screw me thats my biggest thing. thanks alot!!
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Ya that is good!! good luck with the lift, will be waiting for pictures when it is done!
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Because Chuxtrux is my sponsor and that is the main brand they sell.I have the BDS 6" on mine too.
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Because Chuxtrux is my sponsor and that is the main brand they sell.I have the BDS 6" on mine too.
Bighorn got me a great deal on the BDS lift shipped to my door. It arrives today!!
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Can't wait to see it on your truck bro!!
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