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Old 04-24-2017, 12:29 AM   #1
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Cost for coilovers installation

Looking to get my coilovers installed. How much did you guys pay? Which shop did you go to? Any recommendations for around Boston area?
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Old 04-24-2017, 07:28 AM   #2
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In central NJ, best price I got was 450$ installed including alignment at a dealership. The famous independent shops in the area all wanted 750+, not including alignment.
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:22 AM   #3
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DIY. It doesn't look too complex and it will only cost you your time, which is worthless..... errr..... wait....
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:50 AM   #4
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Old 04-24-2017, 10:10 AM   #5
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SpeedLife Motorsports up in Haverhill used to list rates for common installs. I don't see it on their site anymore but if memory serves I think the had coilover installs listed at just south of $300. I don't think that included an alignment, but they work with another shop across town that specializes in vw alignment.

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Old 04-24-2017, 11:21 AM   #6
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Old 04-24-2017, 11:33 AM   #7
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Thanks for the input guys. I would DIY it if I have the tools and a place to do it. SpeedLife sounds pretty good, I might give them a call later.
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Old 04-24-2017, 01:24 PM   #8
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Good people over at Speedlife and they will take care of you. If you ever need assistance from us, we are here to help.

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Old 05-16-2017, 11:10 AM   #9
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You'll also want an alignment soon after the install too, unless you want to shred up your tires. Typically shops charge $300 for install and $70 for an alignment if they have the machine in house. I'm South of Boston, so I had my coilovers installed at BanchWerks (Providence) and went to the Sears at the Emerald Square Mall (Attleboro) for the alignment. Worked out great.
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Old 05-16-2017, 11:14 AM   #10
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I got mine done at Northeast Autobah in Walpole, MA for $350, including the alignment. They also gave me the best deal on my ST's as well. (I forget who they price matched)
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Old 05-17-2017, 10:58 PM   #11
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Does anyone have any experience with eastside motoring in Waltham before?
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:48 PM   #12
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I got mine done at Northeast Autobah in Walpole, MA for $350, including the alignment. They also gave me the best deal on my ST's as well. (I forget who they price matched)
Heard great things about this shop! Funny thing is that I used to take my beater Civic to my buddy's shop right in the same spot they are in and completely missed it until recently.

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Does anyone have any experience with eastside motoring in Waltham before?
Think I've seen their name pop up a few times here in the NE forums, but they aren't on the favorite's list.

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Old 06-07-2017, 02:01 PM   #13
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Thanks for the input guys. I would DIY it if I have the tools and a place to do it. SpeedLife sounds pretty good, I might give them a call later.
I'm not sure what exactly is required, but I've got the space if you still need it done. I've still got to learn my way around the VW, but if no specialty tools are required I might just have everything needed.
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Old 06-07-2017, 02:33 PM   #14
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I'm not sure what exactly is required, but I've got the space if you still need it done. I've still got to learn my way around the VW, but if no specialty tools are required I might just have everything needed.
seems like the only thing most people have to get is different lengths and sizes of triple star bits. This vehicle is chock full of em
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