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03-30-2013, 04:07 PM
I think the price seems a little bit high just to replace the shackle, $400-500? 2 hours of work ($150?) and 50 bucks for the part max., I've looked it up, these parts are cheap as dirt brand new....
03-29-2013, 10:00 PM
yeah well how much labour do you think? I was told it could be as quick as one hour, but now I'm being told it's much more complex than I imagined it being.
03-29-2013, 09:57 PM
I live in Halifax, Canada. I don't see why I would have to go through all this trouble. Wouldn't it be as simple as pulling the leaf spring down and replacing it? Regardless, I'm going to get it done...
03-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Why would I need a torch for this? Wouldn't I be able to unbolt the old shackle and put a new one in? I think that would do the trick, at least before something else rots out and breaks.
03-29-2013, 04:52 PM
I have a broken leaf spring shackle under my '99 silverado extended cab. The broken shackle is on the driver side, the passenger side one is fine (for now.) I noticed it today when I was walking...
My name is Joseph Awad, I drive a 1999 Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab, I own a painting company in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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