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Old 10-10-2012, 10:43 PM
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How much would it cost for the install of shocks + springs?

Looking around to figure out a fair price. I hear anywhere from $400.

I bought hp shocks, s tech 350z springs, ichiba rear camber kit.

Should I at least do the rear camber kit myself? I've looked at guides and it seems fairly easy, I just don't want to mess it up.

Also going to get an alignment of course, but do I get the alignment on the day of the installation or wait a week for the springs to settle?


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Old 10-11-2012, 12:24 AM
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You're on the right track Smitty, $400= is about the cost of having a brake/alignment shop install the springs/camber kit. Yes, wait a week for the springs to settle before getting your alignment....Gary
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You're on the right track Smitty, $400= is about the cost of having a brake/alignment shop install the springs/camber kit. Yes, wait a week for the springs to settle before getting your alignment....Gary
Perfect. Thank you for your help!
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I paid $120 for Coilovers install a week ago. It was a 3 hr job due to the fact that the had to take off after the first install to readjust height. I was able to watch whole install to. I got a good deal.
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i paid 500 for front + rear sway bars + endlinks, coilover install, front and rear camber kit+toebolt + ride adjustment.
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Free, do it yourself, it is easy and can be done by anyone.

Get a spring compressor from autozone(they lease em) and have regular tools around and some jack stands and your set. Best yet, you can make sure they get done properly.
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I would also motion to make an attempt at a home installation. You'll save quite a bit by doing it that way.
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Ya, do it yourself. Save the labor money for something else. It might take you a little longer to do the first one but after you figure things out the rest will be faster. Plus with the guides here & the web it shouldn't be a problem.
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Save some money and do it yourself, you can also learn more about your car by doing so
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Free, do it yourself, it is easy and can be done by anyone.

Get a spring compressor from autozone(they lease em) and have regular tools around and some jack stands and your set. Best yet, you can make sure they get done properly.
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I would also motion to make an attempt at a home installation. You'll save quite a bit by doing it that way.
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Ya, do it yourself. Save the labor money for something else. It might take you a little longer to do the first one but after you figure things out the rest will be faster. Plus with the guides here & the web it shouldn't be a problem.
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Save some money and do it yourself, you can also learn more about your car by doing so
I think i'm going to give it a go and try installing it myself with the help of my brother and father. Got quoted $619 at Car X for installation and saw the guides and seemed fairly easy enough, save quite a bit of cash!
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for sure try it yourself. from my experience it's not a terribly difficult procedure (unless the rear-lower shock bolt is fused to the bushing like mine was. that was a hassle).
although this video only focuses on installing the lowering springs, the process is applicable for any shock/spring/coilover installation. cant remember if it tells you how to take the rear shocks off but it's pretty self explanatory. Literally 2 nuts on top and 1 bolt on the bottom. Hope this saves you some $$$
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Suspension installs are fairly straight forward. As long as you take your time and follow the instructions you've seen I don't think you could screw up. Plus you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you did the work yourself.
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for sure try it yourself. from my experience it's not a terribly difficult procedure (unless the rear-lower shock bolt is fused to the bushing like mine was. that was a hassle).

although this video only focuses on installing the lowering springs, the process is applicable for any shock/spring/coilover installation. cant remember if it tells you how to take the rear shocks off but it's pretty self explanatory. Literally 2 nuts on top and 1 bolt on the bottom. Hope this saves you some $$$
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Suspension installs are fairly straight forward. As long as you take your time and follow the instructions you've seen I don't think you could screw up. Plus you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you did the work yourself.
I'll be attempting it tomorrow.

You guys are awesome thank you so much for your help and your time!
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Glad we can help. you will have more pride when you do the work on your car yourself.
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