can we get $ back for the links we bought ourselves? i forget the cost..maybe ~100?

The document on the gov't web site spells out what to do for reimbursement. Looks like you can get something back, I'm sure it won't be quick or easy, better hope you have ALL your service records and receipts.

96 T100 SR5 4WD Ext Cab, Warn Hubs, HD torsion bars, Bilsteins, Camper Shell, TJM bar, factory 31 x 10.5's, Powertrax No-slip rear, Recaro driver's bucket