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Old 08-24-2008, 10:21 PM
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after calling around shops are gunna charge 200 bucks for a 3.73 install. is it really that tough of an install? i tried looking around but couldnt find any writeups. has anyone done it themselves? cause thats what i would rather do
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:27 PM
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if you like gear whine do it yourself

200 is cheap for install anyway, many people pay 2x times that
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:32 PM
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200 is a good price, if they know what they are doing and you dont. just let them take care of it for 200 bucks, the headaches will not be worth it
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:33 PM
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idk i just cant bring myself to spend more money on the install than the part. did you do yours?
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:38 PM
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idk i just cant bring myself to spend more money on the install than the part. did you do yours?
don't get cams then lol. I payed double that for my install, suck it up and have it done once and done right.
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a guy in my company was a mechanic and said he could do it but wants to know the general process of doin the install can you guys give it to me?
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oh another reason i dont want to get the install done is cause i dont have any money whatsoever.
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:45 PM
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HA HA HA DONT DO IT!!!
Pay the 200 bucks (ITS VERY CHEAP) as long as its a reputable company and trust me your rear end you DONT DO YOURSELF or have a back yard buddy do either.
gears are too easy to F up and about your buddy ask him if he has a lash gauge and all the reqired mesurement tools I'd bet NO you cant do this at home unless you have all the tool probaly worth like a grand and dont it like a hundread times before he does yours and definaly not a drinking beer type of install. Save some headachs, tears, and cusses, and pain in the pocket in the long run. PAY THE PROS and break em in a little before you stomp on it... nice and easy for a few hundead Miles
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a guy in my company was a mechanic and said he could do it but wants to know the general process of doin the install can you guys give it to me?
If the dude needs info on how to do it then find someone else....many people that have been installing gears for several years and still have trouble getting them in without whining in the s197. There are tons of threads on here about gear whine and whatnot.
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:49 PM
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well i guess gears are out of the question for me. ill see how much money i get next paycheck and try and make something work.
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