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Johnny178
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Dec 6, 12:13pm - #65676 
TRD Spring/Strut install quote...

I was quoted a wopping $460 for the install today buy a dealer which includes an alignment. I think this is pretty high but have nothing to compare it to. Not many TRD toyota dealers within driving distance and I want it done by them to maintain the warranty.

Any opinions?

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Evan
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Dec 6, 1:21pm - #65677 
Yeah, that's pretty high, but if you want to get it done by a dealer, they're gonna charge you a lot. idunno


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Dec 6, 1:25pm - #65678 
dealers will always charge an arm and a leg.

and i don't think it voids your warranty to get the work done by someone other than a dealer.

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Johnny178
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Dec 6, 1:31pm - #65679 
I thought I read on the board that soeone had the stuff installed by "non TRD" installers and they gave him a hard time...lemme try and find it.

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Dec 6, 1:34pm - #65680 
from the note at the top of this forum.

can your warranty be voided?

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Dec 6, 9:06pm - #65681 
rofl, it's easy, don't pay that much, dont pay at all, rent yourself a spring compressor, grab a friend and get to work!

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Johnny178
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Dec 6, 9:09pm - #65682 
yeah i know...ill end up doing it myself. Just need get the crap together and do it...

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JBing
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Dec 6, 9:12pm - #65683 
its easy but how did you break loose some of the bolts, did you have AIR?


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Dec 6, 9:14pm - #65684 
how big of an extention did you use? Its all about leverage.

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Dec 6, 9:16pm - #65685 
i was using a 20" breaker bar and still no luck!


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Dec 6, 9:20pm - #65686 
damn...I assume it rusted then huh? did you try something to spray on it?

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Dec 6, 9:24pm - #65687 
nope, it's very clean


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Dec 6, 9:25pm - #65688 
your using jack stands right?? You may need someone to put it on a left to get that badboy off.

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Dec 7, 1:34am - #65689 
WD40 it.

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