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post #31 of 32 Old 25th June 2018, 10:06 PM
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That is not bad. When I did mine last year I told myself I'd avoid the hassle and have a shop do it if I could get it done for 1k labor. Got a quote from a shop in the Chicago suburbs for twice that amount so ended up doing it myself.
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post #32 of 32 Old 8th April 2019, 06:34 PM
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During the rod bearing swap with the subframe out, does anyone know how much time for a competent technician to take out both the exhaust manifolds and replace them? I was quoted by RRT 8 hours at $145.00 - no discount on labor since it is a customer supplied part. I will be replacing the manifolds with RMS's manifolds with V-bands which has similar dimensions as factory ones.
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