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Old 02-17-2012, 07:30 AM   #71
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Just a check in lol Yes Ford Quoted me $680 for labor alone then was going to charge another $110 for alignment then another $100 for the camber bolts(which i didn't need).
They tried to say that it was 2 and a half hours per corner! i literally laughed at him on the phone when he said that.
Anyways i ended up doing it at a buddies house on his driveway in 1 hour 15 mins and we were talking alot in between that.
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But they can get away with it because there are alot of people out there that don't care and will drop the cash on it because either they are lazy or lack mechanical ability(=
OUCH. its not Ford charging that. its whoevers name is on that building. its that dealer thats a crook.

as a Dealer Employee who takes pride in being competitive, i cringed at your statement.
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:30 AM   #72
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Its nice to know someone takes care of their customers.
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they do. idk what's going on over there but my dealer was going to charge me 70 for an alignment. that's 20 less than what i would pay anywhere else. they're always willing to help out.

anyways, rcjames in terms of tools, budpln has the idea. the install is so easy so really don't sweat it. and it always helps to have someone around but you can always do it yourself. just don't have them do it for you because 1. that's just straight messed up 2. it's better to reap the reward after you did the job yourself or did something to contribute (like you put one side in while your buddy does the other) and 3. knowledge is power, you can now go out and help someone put it on their car if needed.

um, if you need help or have a problem with the install you can pm me or anyone else with a lowered focus. we're all willing to help

o AND GET A TORQUE WRENCH AND TORQUE DOWN ALL YOUR NUTS AND BOLTS! when your all done of course
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my FRPP Kit should be here today my question is when you got an alignment after install did you need any additional parts to get a good alignment or is there enough adjustment in the stock stuff to get it back in spec
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my FRPP Kit should be here today my question is when you got an alignment after install did you need any additional parts to get a good alignment or is there enough adjustment in the stock stuff to get it back in spec
mine was withing oem specs when Sears did my alignment. i had no additional parts
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my FRPP Kit should be here today my question is when you got an alignment after install did you need any additional parts to get a good alignment or is there enough adjustment in the stock stuff to get it back in spec
It all depends on your car and how "within specs" it was from the factory. I had to use rear camber bolts on my car, though it was only needed on the drivers side. The other three corners were "in". You won't really know till the parts are on and you pull tape.


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well here is hoping to its pretty close lol
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well here is hoping to its pretty close lol
lol yeah i bought the rear camber bolts and everything but then took them back after getting my alignment because i was within spec. People on here started ranting when i posted the specs saying i needed to take it back because they weren't good enough but Sears got them from Ford's OEM Spec.
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sure all my cambers are slightly negative but visually you cannot tell and Sears has a warranty on my tires so if it was going to be an issue im sure they would have said something. They tend to get bitchy when they will have to pay for something lol
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