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Old 06-18-2008, 04:44 PM   #1
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Price of lowering spring installation

I am kind of financially strapped right now, and so when I looked for a decent suspension fix, I fell upon the lowering spring concept. I was originally going to install them myself, but they have a lifetime warranty that is voided if not professionally installed.

Does anyone know how much it costs for a pro to do this? I went to a couple of shops and one said $300 and the other said $500... Hopefully there is something lower than that...


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Old 06-18-2008, 05:45 PM   #2
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I had to have my front springs relaced due to one of them breaking while driving. It cost me $200 for just the front springs at a local shop (I later found out that Ford would do it for free. but whatever, they reimbursed me for the labor). I know the rear ones aren't as hard to install, but $300 doesn't seem too high. I would wait for more opinions from other members though, because I don't know what other people have paid.
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:11 PM   #3
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how are they gonna know if they were professionally installed?
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:13 PM   #4
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A receipt....duh.
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hmmm... i believe eibach has a million mile warranty, and i havent ever heard of an issue of someone installing springs and having an issue with problems.
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:35 PM   #6
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By decent suspension fix you mean???? If you can't afford $259 for the SVT Kit, then wait- you'll save in the end.

http://www.capaldiracing.com/isell3/product.php?id=210

I personally would not swap lowering springs on to a stock shock, it took me 7 years but I got dropped. Dampers and all.
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I actually got some springs for free... so I was wondering how much it would cost for the install

But I have looked at the SVT kit, and I do like it... Is it worth the money? Is it possible to do it yourself or is it too complicated?
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on ur 2005, itd be a breeze. ur bolts prob wouldnt be seiezed. Installing suspensions are actually very easy. dont be scared of it.
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last time I checked it only cost me 95 to do an install.

I just did it myself
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You didnt pay yourself did you??
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