How much would I be lookin to pay for a lift?

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  1. watermouse

    watermouse BeefySnax

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    Hey, I am curious, I have not really looked into this before now, because I have always owned cars, but I have got myself a truck.

    So I was wondering, now mind you, I am looking for a ballpark figure, but how much would it cost me to have my truck lifted? Including parts and labor?

    2004 GMC Seirra Extended Cab 1500 4WD

    I dont want the lift outragously high, but I would like it a bit higher than it is now. right now is stock. So I was thinking like mabey 4-5 inch lift?!?! Not really sure.

    Anyways, yah, anyone know? any pointers or tips? thanks!
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    lift pricing varies widely on what you end up going with. A basic drop bracket lift is likely around $1800 installed. Remember to add wheels and tires.
     
  3. IslanderOffRoad

    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    Paying for labor FTL

    Get yourself on a forum for your truck, make some friends with locals who have done it.

    Pizza and beer is less than $80/hour.
     
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    watermouse BeefySnax

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    Yah, I just moved to where I live and I dont know anyone, I will check out forums around here, if there is any, or maybe i will look for other lifted trucks and speak with them.

    I dont really want to pay 80% labor 20% parts
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    you wont. Labor on a standard lift is $250-350, imo. (basic drop-bracket). The parts would run $1300-1600.
     
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    affende Resident 4X4 Elitest Prick

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    uhhhh .... figure at least $65 an hour for shop labor ... 4 hours for a lift?? me thinks NO.

    figure $500 for install and WAY too much for the lift ...

    its IFS ... dont lift it ... might as well lift a fucking talon
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    I quoted him 5.5 hours... And in a shop for a basic drop-bracket lift on a chevy, that's about right.
     
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    Nolimit26927 High Class White Trash OT Supporter

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    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    while i like your buffett quote, your choice in where to buy parts sucks.

    I only go into 4WP if I need something today... and even then its a last resort.
     
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    he wants 4-5" of lift... it's def NOT a body lift.
     
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    Nolimit26927 High Class White Trash OT Supporter

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    1st place that came to mind, sorry
     

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