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    Can anyone recommend a decent shop in the Northern VA area that can do a spring install (no alignment)? I just called Ultimate in Sterling and they quoted me $320 + alignment ... seems really steep to me.
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    Yea thanks I would if I knew how.
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    Should be about a two hour job.

    2 x $70/hour = $140

    Alignment = $60-70

    Job should be about $200-250 tops.
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    do a search on here or nasioc. I'm sure there is a tutorial somewhere. It's really not that hard of a job to do. All you need is the tools and a buddy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by subie04 View Post
    do a search on here or nasioc. I'm sure there is a tutorial somewhere. It's really not that hard of a job to do. All you need is the tools and a buddy.
    The buddy is even optional. It does help to have someone to get you beer though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smash View Post
    Can anyone recommend a decent shop in the Northern VA area that can do a spring install (no alignment)? I just called Ultimate in Sterling and they quoted me $320 + alignment ... seems really steep to me.
    i paid $200 for cobb sports spring installation down here in miami

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    I would recommend DIY if you have a buddy, and got an air compressor. You'll need spring compressors too, which you can rent for free at an auto store. The air compressor will help you cut time when using the spring compressors. It took me n my friend 2 hours to do all 4 springs and a rear sway bar.
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