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Old 05-19-2010, 11:45 PM   #1
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Default Converting a Torquemaster spring to a Torsion Spring -- cost?

I've got a pretty standard 16x7 garage door in my new-construction home. The garage door company installed a Wayne Dalton door with a Torquemaster spring.

I've seen a few reports of people who switched out their Torquemasters for standard torsion springs. How much should this cost?
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Old 05-20-2010, 12:11 PM   #2
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Default Re: Converting a Torquemaster spring to a Torsion Spring -- cost?

16' Tube: $30
Drums: $22
Cables: $22
Spring: around $70, depending on weight of door (what model?)
end & center bearings with plates: $39
Should take about 1-1.5 hours of labor for an experienced technician.
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Old 05-20-2010, 07:17 PM   #3
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Thanks Schtauffer. I'll give the garage door people a call tomorrow to see what they say. I'm not at the house right now, but based on the website I'd guess that they put either a 9100 or 9600 on there. Nothing fancy.
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:38 PM   #4
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also looking to convert wayne dalton torquemaster 9x7 9100 garage door with standard torsion spring. Need to know parts needed and cost. Any suggestions?
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:04 PM   #5
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Check out this site and give them a call. They helped me to convert some extension springs to torsion springs and told me what I needed (drums, brackets, cables, etc.). They were very helpful.

http://ddmgaragedoors.com/parts/
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:47 PM   #6
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Around this neck of the woods - most of my competitors charge in the 400$ range. (But they know the WD dealers not going to get there for 2-3 weeks)
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