Average labor cost to install lift kit?
What do you guys think the average labor cost should be to install the
2.25" RR lift kit?
2.25" RR lift kit?
It cost me 3$ to install mine. Haha, the base auto shop charges 1$ an hour to use a flat bay and any tool you could ever need. Don't be scared, do it yourself! The RR kit comes with really good instructions and it's a relatively easy install. All you need is a jack with stands, some wrenches/sockets, and maybe a mallet or a cutting wheel depending on how things go, haha. The install has a few quirks to it that can slow you down. I would suggest having a buddy help you, preferably someone that knows their way around a garage. Also, set aside a good part of the afternoon to do it, though it should only take 2-3 hours, you may run into unforeseen delays.
Originally Posted by Wiki-USMC View Post
A shop will probably charge you anywhere from 2-400, depending on where you go. Some places charge more by the hour if you bring in your own parts (if you buy from them, they can mark up and make more of a profit), so ask around. The basic lift isn't that tough of a job though, just have some help, preferably someone mechanically inclined if you are not yourself.
2010 JK Wrangler. Born to me on 12/28/09 when El Jeepo (TJ) decided 160K was enough, and threw a rod through a cylinder.
Rubi Rocker Guards; 32" Mastercraft MTs; Teraflex 2.5" Coil Spring Lift; JKS Quick Discos; JKS Front & Rear Adj Trackbars; JKS Ex Rear Swaybar links; Zone Nitro Shocks; 1.5" Rough Country Wheel Spacers; Poison Spyder Evap Skid; Cobra 75WXST; 3' Firestick quick disco; Rugged Ridge XHD Fr Bumper; Tuffy Underseat Drawer; 6" KC Long Range Hilites; Superchips Flashpaq, Crown Extended brake lines
WISH LIST: Front LCAs, Winch, 6" KC Driving Lights, Deep Cycle Battery
Yea, that must be were it goes because it certainly doesn't go to my paycheck. But, if you are interested, for just 17 cents a day, you can feed and cloth a starving Marine and give him a chance at life he may never have had...
Shop in Fredericksburg, VA quoted me $300 just the other day. This was for install only.
2005 Grand Cherokee Limited
5.7-L V8 Hemi MDS 330 hp QuadraDrive II with ESLD
All the goods....Tow Pkg, SmartBeam, DVD, NAV, Rain Sense wipers
Finally installed: 18" JK Gladiator Wheels/Tires, RR2.5" Lift
SOLD: 1996 Grand Cherokee Limited Kevin's 2" BB 265/70R16Geolandar AT+II
Originally Posted by Rev. Al View Post
Traded in on 2012 Hyundai Azera: 2007 Grand Cherokee Laredo, Rocky Mountain Edition, Bright Silver, 4.7L V-8, factory hitch and tow hooks, Mopar rock rails, Mopar skid plates, Rusty's 2-inch BB with shocks, cabin air filtration. Firestone Destination AT tires 255/70/R17, 4xGuard skids--front, rear, and belly, BDS rear diff guard, OME rear shocks.
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