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Old 11-22-2013, 04:00 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by wakespeak View Post
Looking at the installation it looks like 4 hours to R&R the diff, 1.5 hr to change the gears in the diff + the gear kit parts + computer change (.5 hr).

6 hrs @ $100/hr = $600 + parts ($260) = $860. ???
This is much closer to what someone should expect..

Also the 'upgrade' kit has been available for many many months now... not sure what you guys think you're waiting for. I bought my gears for $223 shipped and bought the other tools I needed from jegs or summit. took me some time to get it all right since it was my first time messing with that kind of stuff. otherwise a great weekend DIY for the backyard mechanic.
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