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msaenger 09-12-2011 12:22 PM

Front strut labor price
Hey all, I have some bilstein shocks/struts on their way to me this week and had a question. I intend to do the rear shocks myself but haven't decided if I want to tackle the fronts myself. I called around to get a quote for installing the front struts, and the lowest I have found is $220. Does that sound reasonable/worth it? I only have basic tools and I expect I would have to buy a few things to do the front so I feel it might be worth it just to have someone do it right the first time.

Redpit 09-12-2011 12:26 PM

Re: Front strut labor price
Usually around $100 a corner. Not a killer deal, but not a rip either. Don't know if it's worth it though as I haven't tackled any suspension mods yet on the jeep.

SvenskaJeepGuy 09-12-2011 12:30 PM

Re: Front strut labor price
yep, i paid $100 each for the struts and it was worth it. the shocks in the rear are super easy though.

Lucas J 09-12-2011 02:07 PM

Yeah that's a good deal.

msaenger 09-12-2011 04:57 PM

Re: Front strut labor price
Thanks guys. Can't wait to see how these will change the feel of my ride!

AcidCold 09-12-2011 05:02 PM

It's very easy to do just have to be careful when backing out the strut bolt, the spring is under slot of tension. You can rent the strut compressor tool from auto zone. I did mine with ease :)

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robpp 09-12-2011 05:03 PM

Re: Front strut labor price
you will need an alignment either way. i paid 140 with the alignment/

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