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How much does it cost to install running boards at dealer?

I just bought some used running boards and would like to know if anyone knows how much they cost to install?

Im thinking of going to a Ford dealership but if anyone knows a good place in MA that installs them I would appreciate it.

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Do you have the mounting brackets? They take like 15 mins to install, seriously. Ford will probably charge you $80. All you have to do is line them up with the bottom rockers, hand tighten all bolts, re-align, and the torque down to spec. What style are they? Nerf?
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Nerf?

Or nothing...
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they are the ones that came on the 4x4 XLT's from the factory
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I know a place Called Rusty's Driveway....

If ya wanna tackle putting them on one a semi-warm day, we can install them in my driveway, I can get a torque wrench, and have the know-how to do 'em.

I'm guessing their the round tubular nerf bars? Easy time with those.
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Yah they are the factory ones...I got them off of Ranger02_4x4. I believe they have all the mounting hardware necessary. Im new to the truck thing...are they really that easy to install?
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Probably one of the easiest mods you do....
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I have taken mine off and on about 5 times each. Like said before, I tkae 5-7 minutes max to take them off. Its really nothing at all.

If you have a buddy who knows how to do general stuff have him look at it.
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OK thanks guys im gonna give it a shot
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they are VERY easy to install... i got mine from Q but just be careful to not drop the wrench on your head while youre putting them on
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Yeah, dropping a wrench sucks.
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Seriously, if needed I'm sure we could arrange a meet. I vote we meet at the Krispy Kreme in.. where is it again Matt?! Sawgass or something?! You buy the donuts and Matt and I will work the wrenches!

Where the eff is Swampscott anyhow?!

Edit: Found it.. Over near Marblehead. NICE! Gotta head your way someday and get some sunrise shots on the coast..
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Seriously, if needed I'm sure we could arrange a meet. I vote we meet at the Krispy Kreme in.. where is it again Matt?! Sawgass or something?! You buy the donuts and Matt and I will work the wrenches!

Where the eff is Swampscott anyhow?!

Edit: Found it.. Over near Marblehead. NICE! Gotta head your way someday and get some sunrise shots on the coast..
Thanks man. Saugus is about 20 min from my house...If you want some sunrise shots Swampscott is the place to go
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Seriously, we should do a boston area meet..
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Jay, did you get them yet?
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Jay, did you get them yet?
Yes I did, yesterday. Thanks for packing them nicely
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How many ppl on here are from around Boston?

I go to school in Waltham...10 miles south of Boston
But I live in Swampscott...10 miles north of Boston
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I qualify as 'around' Boston. I live and work in Nashua, NH. But my GF lives off of 93 in Mass and works in Waltham. I lived and worked in Waltham for 6 mo while on a co-op assignment a few years back. Couldn't stand it! It's so nice being back in NH (I was born here)..

How's that commute down 128? That traffic was my least favorite thing about the area..
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Around Boston? 4, and all but one of them have posted in this thread.

128 = Go over 70mph, and you'll be fine

mmmmmm Krispy Kreme......
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haha nice. Im glad Im the fourth...

Hey Trail Boss...I may take you up on the offer to put the running boards on. Im pretty sure I have all the parts necessary to install them
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You, me, him.. Who's number 4?
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Any Ford dealership will charge you for an hour of labor, no matter how much time it takes them. The hourly pay rate varies by dealership but its usually between $65 and $85. Better to put them on yourself, they can't affect warranty.
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Theres someone from "Wal-hole" (Walpole I'm guessing, about 40 minutes south of the city) that hasn't had any activity on here in 3 weeks, only 6 posts, Their profile - https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2/member.php?u=349

When are you going to be around 02? Its going to be getting cold here for the next 8 days, with tomorrow being almost like today.
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The next 8 days of cold...damn. Well tomorrow Im free at around 5:30 besides that...tuesdays friday mornings and saturdays. Whats your schedule like?
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5:30 = when it gets dark fast around here. I do have some lighting to use, but the weather is on our tails if we were to do them on a tuesday night (May work better if Colin wants to come down). Friday has a high of 26, and Saturday has a high of 30 with possible snow, I don't know if you want to do it then.
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