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Moving spring perches

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84CUCV, Feb 16, 2005.

  1. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    Towed to his shop, perches and shock mounts moved and towed back he will do it for 250. Is that a descent price? I am having no luck with welders. Anybody know someone in NJ who could do this work??

    Thanks mike
     
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    i would say that's pretty good, i would pay that much
     
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    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    Really i was thinking that was high. Also i am not to sure whats involved. thanks

    mike
     
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    its a major PITA, if it was just the perches, i would say high, but when you add in the tow i thinks it is a good idea
     
  5. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    OK then i will have a 1 ton k5 soon thanks

    Mike
     
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    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Haha, are you joking? $250 for two tows and an easy welding job? Take the axle out, take it to a welder, have him torch off the old spring perches and weld on the new ones. I had a friend of mine do mine, but when I asked around, most welders said it'd cost me around $20.
     
  7. K5MONSTERCHEV

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    S#it that guys makign money. I took a 10 bolt out of a tahoe, cut the shock mounts, and swaybar mounts off, put them on the 14bff, put new perches on, ran the lines for the disk brakes and only got $150, and he hasnt even payed me all of it. I seriously need to charge peopel more for th ework I do.
     
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    If Pete(Yunit) isn't really busy he could do it I'm sure.
     
  9. 79Stomper

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    Seems high to me. I paid like 30 bucks to have my perches welded on, twice. They could't seem to tell the difference between a van width and a regular 14 bolt. Of course I cut the old ones off myself which was a PITA. I stripped the axle down, drug it in, had them weld them on, and drug it back home in the back of my Chickadee.
     
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    i agree shoot yunit an email, hes a nice guy.
     
  11. 84CUCV

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    Cool thanks i will shoot him a email.

    mike
     

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