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Apr 5, 3:47pm - #145789 
How much to install springs?

sup all, im not too literate when it comes to cars so i'd like to know how much does it cost do get springs installed professionally. I might be getting some eibach sportlines off someone, so just curious.

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Apr 5, 5:02pm - #145790 
if you did the mods in your profile then you can install the springs yourself. all you would need is a spring compressor for any auto store (rental is around $6 per day). there are many guides in every forum to assist you. so, install is basically free and you learn a little more about your car. the job can take about 2-4 hours depending on your tools and know-how.


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Apr 5, 5:13pm - #145791 
Originally Posted by JAIMEJAMES

if you did the mods in your profile then you can install the springs yourself. all you would need is a spring compressor for any auto store (rental is around $6 per day). there are many guides in every forum to assist you. so, install is basically free and you learn a little more about your car. the job can take about 2-4 hours depending on your tools and know-how.

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Apr 5, 6:40pm - #145792 
no1 knows?

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Apr 5, 7:16pm - #145793 
$100-$150 for springs and $250-$300 for fully adjustable coilovers around here. Usually around the $150 mark.

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Apr 6, 9:02am - #145794 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
$100-$150 for springs and $250-$300 for fully adjustable coilovers around here. Usually around the $150 mark.
ditto


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Apr 6, 9:05am - #145795 
Yea i got mine done for 150 took forever for them to install them though...

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Apr 6, 12:54pm - #145796 
I called a shop around here about my Hotchkis springs, and they said $100. So i would say 100-150 range.

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Apr 6, 6:41pm - #145797 
Originally Posted by CooKie_MoNsTeR2k
Yea i got mine done for 150 took forever for them to install them though...
like more den a day?

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Apr 6, 9:57pm - #145798 
in my area, it cost about $65-100 to install springs.

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Apr 6, 10:01pm - #145799 
quoted $150

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Apr 6, 10:26pm - #145800 
Originally Posted by JAIMEJAMES
if you did the mods in your profile then you can install the springs yourself. all you would need is a spring compressor for any auto store (rental is around $6 per day). there are many guides in every forum to assist you. so, install is basically free and you learn a little more about your car. the job can take about 2-4 hours depending on your tools and know-how.


In florida i know they rent tools out for free at most auto stores, you just need a deposit. And, I'm not trying to not be safe about a situation but I rented the spring compressor and didnt even need to use it to be honest. My spings when the car was jacked up had no tension in them. but as a precautionary you may wanna use them.


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Apr 7, 12:02am - #145801 
Originally Posted by ToiletPaper
in my area, it cost about $65-100 to install springs.


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Apr 7, 12:11am - #145802 
it depends what place or shop your going into!some shop charge more some less...you just have to be smart about it..main thing is make sure they install it right whats the used of low price if they do it like shit right? happywink


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Apr 7, 12:14am - #145803 
why don't you get some help and do it yourself? i did it myself and it wasn't bad. you just need to get all the right equipment before starting though. I spent most of my time trying to get the right equipment.

If you going to do it yourself remember to buy a breaker bar, you'll need it for the rear strut nut.


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Apr 7, 2:46am - #145804 
$78.72 to install my TRD springs at the dealer...

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