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      05-12-2010, 04:51 PM   #1
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Typical cost of SSK Install?

Anyone gotten their SSK professionally installed? What did they charge you? If you've gotten a "deal" from someone you know, don't tell me, I don't have a good enough relationship with my guy here for that.

I've looked at the DIYs and it looks like a lot of fun , I may go down that route, but if it isn't TOO expensive, then I may have someone else do it.

Also, how long does the install take if you are somewhat skilled with an automobile?
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They average about $300 take or give $50.
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They average about $300 take or give $50.
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you cannot buy a M3 for a commuter. it is only to be used on the tract. It drives horrible on the freeway, and is very uncomfortable for any longer then 20 minutes.
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      05-12-2010, 09:58 PM   #5
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Hmmm. Kind of expensive.

How long is the DIY install, on say the RE ssk?
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I know a great deal around socal from a guy who does it for about $150.
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I paid $150.00 and felt that was a little steep.
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My cousin got his installed for $80. Anything more than $100 is steep.
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I paid $150.00 and felt that was a little steep.
Do you know how many shop hours he was basing that off of? It seemed to me by looking at the DIY that it would take quite a while to do.

If anyone knows about the length of time it takes to do this install roughly, please let me know.
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I know a great deal around socal from a guy who does it for about $150.
can i getta number?? pm?
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Hmmm. Kind of expensive.

How long is the DIY install, on say the RE ssk?
I've seen instructions on line, but you will need to search. Unless you have access to a lift I wouldn't try it. If you have small hands you might be able to get to it from underneath, but you really want to move the exhaust out of the way otherwise it's a PITA from what I've seen. But then, it would be a good opportunity to mod the exhaust at the same time.


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if you dont have piping done (or suspension for that matter), i would definitely try do as much work as possible while the car is on a lift or while certain parts needs to be taken off to reach the shifter.
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