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    Looks sweet! Nice job!
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    Its always nice when you can find a good, dependable shop for installs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silveradotrailblazer View Post
    Its always nice when you can find a good, dependable shop for installs.
    I'm beggining to think that others on the site should start looking for shops outside their city limits.I paid $60.00 for shop labour compared to $100.00 per hour that my dealer and other shops in my city charge.
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    Once you find a good shop, just not price but quality work stick with them and build a good relationship with them, it will pay off in the long run. We had customer that we built trucks for them and than years later built trucks for there kids. Its always good to get new customers, but you have to take care of the old customers too.

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    Was that $330 for parts AND labor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vincennes02261897 View Post
    Was that $330 for parts AND labor?
    The $330.00 was for labour and a wheel alignment.Purchased my 2 front levelling BILSTEIN shocks through ESSEX distributors for $228.00(shocks,shipping and taxes)The ready lift 2" block kit cost me $149.00.My matching rear BILSTEIN shocks cost me $210.00.It wasn't the cheapest way to go but the shocks carry a lifetime guarantee ( something the spacer kits do not offer)

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    If you have the tools (hand tools, spring compresser) and have some knowledge of mechanics you can change the front struts and rear shocks on the NBS trucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silveradotrailblazer View Post
    If you have the tools (hand tools, spring compresser) and have some knowledge of mechanics you can change the front struts and rear shocks on the NBS trucks.
    We planned on doing just that but have you ever taken a look at how beefy the springs are on the NBS trucks.I had 2 former mechanics tell me that i would be absolutley crazy to try using a ordinary spring compressor that you can purchase from your local auto store.I also had 3 different small auto repair shops refuse to touch the springs with their spring compressors.The guys that did mine actually borrowed one from the Ford dealership up the street.

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    that looks great, nice truck

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheeler32686 View Post
    that looks great, nice truck
    Thanks.I was really surprised that the 245's don't look as silly as i thought they would.I can't afford the rubber until march or april,but some 285's will be on her in the spring.

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