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Old February 20th, 2013, 11:22 PM
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From lift to stock?

Can anyone give me a sense of roughly how much would it cost to convert a NAS D90 with a 2 inch lift back to stock springs/shocks (parts and labor all in)?


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Old February 20th, 2013, 11:26 PM
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That is a hard question. You could get stock used parts basically free and I would say two hours labour to swap.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 11:27 PM
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Takes a couple hours of labor, plus a set of stock springs. You can probably reuse the shocks, depending on what kind they are. It's not a big deal at all. You can do it in the garage with some jack stands and a floor jack, but it's easier on a shop lift.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 11:38 PM
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It's a fairly easy job... Floor jack spring compressor (you can rent them) and probably about 30 min - 1 hour per corner if doing it first time.

Easier for the rear, a bit more involved in the front. Springs and shocks can be sourced free or swap your lift to someone with stock suspension wanting to lift their truck.

Let me know if you need help, I'm in north jersey as well as some other folks in he forum.
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Old February 21st, 2013, 08:10 AM
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2" is a popular lift, so factor in that you'll likely be ale to sell the springs that are on there currently if they're something popular like OME 762 or around that range.
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