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Unread 07-06-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
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4wheel parts wants to charge me $2,500 to regear to 4.88 on a 2012 sport does this sound about right?

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Unread 07-06-2013, 01:56 PM   #2
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Well, the price usually depends on location/other work/type of Dana ie: 30/35/44/44HD/60-

My total of $1957.00 bucks, included install of Synergy (zerk) ball joints-

So I've heard of prices from 1200 bucks to 3000 bucks and that high one usually included install a set of LS/lockers-

Check around your area for some good suspension/race shops prices !


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Unread 07-06-2013, 02:11 PM   #3
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Dude, You're in Houston. Give 249 Drivetrain Service a call.

www.249drivetrain.com

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Unread 07-06-2013, 02:32 PM   #4
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Very high. Jeep Master's in Austin did mine for 1850 with the speedo gear swapped as well. Of course this was back in 2009 but, if its over 2,000 for just a re gear than you're getting hosed.
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Cost me about $2500 just in tools to do it myself.

Seriously, that sounds a little high. I'd charge about $800 to do both front and rear axle myself at this point (provide your own R&P / overhaul kit).
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Unread 07-06-2013, 04:02 PM   #6
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4wheelparts just did mine in San Diego for 1250.00
He gave me a killer deal on install for 200.00 and axle.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 05:26 PM   #7
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Damm sounds like you’re being over charged in the vicinity of 1k. Definitely check around for something more reasonable. Any 4x4 clubs in your area; might want to ask a couple of them as to where the best deals are including reputation.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 06:00 PM   #8
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Thanks guys I will keep looking I should of known better last time I was in there they wanted to charge me $300 in labor to install a rear bumper. 8 bolts did it myself for free.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 06:10 PM   #9
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The going rate here in So.Cal is 1200.00 to 1500.00 for a regear.Then add your lsds,.lockers,ect.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 06:52 PM   #10
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Thanks guys I will keep looking I should of known better last time I was in there they wanted to charge me $300 in labor to install a rear bumper. 8 bolts did it myself for free.
holy crap, yeah I'd stay away from there for service at the very least. That's like $300/hr.
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Unread 07-07-2013, 04:50 PM   #11
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WAY over priced, typical for 4 Wheel Parts. There is a Jeep club in Houston with about 600 members. I'm sure someone in the group could probably host a wrench/gear party for beer, provided you supply the parts.

EDIT: look up Houston Jeep People
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Unread 07-07-2013, 08:31 PM   #12
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WAY over priced, typical for 4 Wheel Parts. There is a Jeep club in Houston with about 600 members. I'm sure someone in the group could probably host a wrench/gear party for beer, provided you supply the parts.

EDIT: look up Houston Jeep People
I'm already a member I will ask around.
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