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I found two sets of headers for a 2000-2004 tundra for $100 a pair that someone is trying to get rid of. They are brand new and haven't been used.. I know install is difficult, so how much should it cost me to get a shop to do it? Is this even a good idea? If I buy both sets would anyone be interested in buying one from me? :D
 

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Short tube? Long tube? Brand?
 

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I would say a good estimate is 6-8 hours of labor. Whatever their hourly labor rate is may vary significantly.

Also, if your truck is 2WD, you should negotiate a lower price. Installation on a truck without a front diff in the way makes things a little easier to access.

Good luck!
 

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BAHAHA I worked for Toyota for 3 Years as a Technician..... All data calls for 5.4 Hours LEFT SIDE, 5.3 Hours Right Side or..... 6.9 HOURS BOTH SIDES.
Not a job most flat rate technicians wanted lol.
 

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Better make sure there California legal! There should be numbers on the headers. You don't want to spend all the hrs/$$$ and then have to take em off due to slogging your truck.
 

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Better make sure there California legal! There should be numbers on the headers. You don't want to spend all the hrs/$$$ and then have to take em off due to slogging your truck.
that could be why seller is dumping them so cheap
 

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BAHAHA I worked for Toyota for 3 Years as a Technician..... All data calls for 5.4 Hours LEFT SIDE, 5.3 Hours Right Side or..... 6.9 HOURS BOTH SIDES.
Not a job most flat rate technicians wanted lol.
Probably because Toyota adds hours to their advantage, note how the difference between the total and either side is only an hour. It isn't that bad as long as you aren't afraid to do it. 5-6 hours if your truck isn't rusty, longer if it is.
 

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Probably because Toyota adds hours to their advantage, note how the difference between the total and either side is only an hour. It isn't that bad as long as you aren't afraid to do it. 5-6 hours if your truck isn't rusty, longer if it is.
Are you adjusting for the beer factor?
 
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