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post #1 of 11 Old 05-01-2009, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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Wow $85.00/Hr shop labor rate?

Just had a/c work and rotors turned at local dealership $1300.00 looks like the labor rate is @ $85.00/hr. Anyway, my truck has 128K on it and i was wondering if there is anything major i need to be looking out for as far as maintenance?
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post #2 of 11 Old 05-01-2009, 06:13 PM
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Its a 6.0L
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$85 an hour is pretty typical at a dealership, depending on where in the country you are. At 128k you dont' necessarily have anything to worry about that every other 6.0L owner doesn't. Just stay up on your maintenance. Regular oil changes, fuel filters, air filter, etc, etc... If your egr cooler goes delete it. If your head gaskets pop then stud it. Don't fix it if it isn't broken or unless you have serious plans for power in your future.

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85 an hour isnt bad at all



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its $92 here per hour at the dealers

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$85 an hour I wish its $122 in my neck of the woods.

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It's around 120 here also

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i think its 80-90 here

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85$ is pretty good. It's 90$ here


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