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Old 02-26-2013, 01:17 PM   #191
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I cant seem to find any before and after shots of this kit installed. Anyone have some they could post?
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:23 PM   #192
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I cant seem to find any before and after shots of this kit installed. Anyone have some they could post?
Of the FRPP kit?
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:44 PM   #193
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Of the FRPP kit?
Yes. Before and after suspension install. Not the kit itself.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:49 PM   #194
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Yes. Before and after suspension install. Not the kit itself.
I think we all know what stock ride height looks like. Here is my old 2009 with the FRPP kit. I see lots of people on here saying the ride quality is amazing. IMO it was not that good at all considering the car wasn't even slammed

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Old 02-26-2013, 02:11 PM   #195
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With a body kit it'd look a lot lower with the kit.


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Old 02-26-2013, 02:36 PM   #197
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:37 AM   #198
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i ordered the kit- they are still out there. went to install it. had done three corners in just over a hour. got started on the passenger side rear and ran into trouble. unbolted the absorber just fine but when i went to unbolt the control arm the bolt grabbed the bushing sleeve and seized into place. the bushing started to crumble apart and the bolt is still stuck in place. apparently the bushings are non serviceable and i have to replace the whole arm. luckily there are a few in stock ($140) a hour away.
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I think Crice8 was quoted like $700ish by a Ford dealer for install.
Did you tell them you want a price of one, not 3? LOL What a rip. I will say one thing= the tech's don't get that. If the book time is 1.5hr or what ever, thats what they get. No all dealerships are crooks. Where I worked at it was $90. an hr. & then it got bought out & the new owner jacked it up to $125. just like that= wow, everone thought.Employee pricing is usally 10% over cost, well not there. What rips. Then some middle managers were wondering why Bickford Ford parts trucks were dropping off parts to us= employee's. Well 2+ yrs later my shop closed down. Greedy bastards! And I was there for over 10 yrs. Sorry for ranting. I just see that & it ticks me off. There is no reason for it. There is always going to be= the owner's boat & slip payment.
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Did you tell them you want a price of one, not 3? LOL What a rip. I will say one thing= the tech's don't get that. If the book time is 1.5hr or what ever, thats what they get. No all dealerships are crooks. Where I worked at it was $90. an hr. & then it got bought out & the new owner jacked it up to $125. just like that= wow, everone thought.Employee pricing is usally 10% over cost, well not there. What rips. Then some middle managers were wondering why Bickford Ford parts trucks were dropping off parts to us= employee's. Well 2+ yrs later my shop closed down. Greedy bastards! And I was there for over 10 yrs. Sorry for ranting. I just see that & it ticks me off. There is no reason for it. There is always going to be= the owner's boat & slip payment.
They did indeed quote me that... They told me they would do it but at a rate of 2.5 hours per corner so 10 total hours worth the labor. Me and another guy here in Tyler ended up installing the entire kit on my car in an hour and fifteen minutes.... I will never go to another dealership for anything work related....
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