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Here is the labor that was required to get the full suspension installed if interested.


Remove front struts to be sent out for complete rebuild and overhaul (weld in gussets, RSR bump steer kit, weld on lower bump steer support, Bilstein sport inserts, raised spindles 32MM, brake line supports, refinish in green)

Remove front lower control arms.

Remove brake calipers.

Install tarret through chassis front sway bar kit. Drill holes in chassis to accomodate bar + install reinforcement plates

Cut off original sway bar mounts on A arms. Grind & prep, weld new mounts on, + repaint A arms

Install new front ball joints into A arms.

Sand + epoxy rebel racing bushing sleeves onto A arms.

Install rebel racing RSR bushing kit (subframe was very oxidized, rear bushing would not fit, + had to grind out oxidation with dremel tool).

Install A arms into bushing housings + adjust shim packs to allow range of motion without binding.

Install hollow torsion bars, clean splines on end caps (left end cap seized to torsion bar, had to use torch + penetrating oil to remove

Remove strut tops from chassis, grind off rubber coating, press out factory rubber bushings, sand & repaint, + install monoball inserts

Install new bilstein front strut assemblies + rough in tie rod end bump steer shims

Replace front wheel bearings + seals.

Rebuild front calipers with new pistons, seals, + dust boots

Rebuild rear calipers with new pistons, seals, + dust boots.

Install front hubs, rotors, backing plates, + calipers.

Clean rubber coating off strut towers on chassis

Install strut tower brace.


Remove rear trailing arms for powder coat.

Remove trailing arm bushings. Press in mono ball bearings.

Disassembled emergency brake shoes. (Found broken spreader in LR + cracked E brake plate). Weld plate + paint. Installed new Parking brake shoe spreader.

Remove rear wheel hubs + bearings. Install new bearings, reinstall hubs, + reinstall trailing arms onto car.

Reinstall E brake system on powder coated trailing arms + adjust cables

Install rebuilt rear calipers + rotors

Install speed bleeders into rebuilt calipers

Labor Flush brake system with Motul RBF 600

Remove torsion bars + spring plates

Cut off rubber bushings on new spring plates to accommodate rebel racing solid bushing kit.

Sand spring plate + epoxy steel bushing sleeve

Grind + prep torsion bar housing on chassis (must remove old rubber + paint to fit solid bushings). Epoxy solid bushings into housing

Install torsion bars + spring plates, shim rebel racing bushings for full range of motion without binding

Index torsion bars for rough ride height

Re install wheels
82 911 Wide body/Miami blue/Mike Bruns built 3.6
80 911SC Black/tan (sold)
87 930 Turbo 505 slant GP white/black (sold)
95 993 C2 GP white/tan (sold)
82 911SC Hot Rod lightweight Black/black (sold)

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