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Old 12-17-2010, 05:20 PM   #1
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Daystar 2.5" leveing kit Question

I have a 2010 Tacoma and i ordered a Daystar 2.5" leveling kit with the coil spacers up front and blocks in the rear. I have the Bilstien TRD struts and shocks. The guy at 4Wheel Parts said im gonna need longer shocks. Is that true?
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Old 12-17-2010, 05:40 PM   #2
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Meh.. Shoulda came on here and asked a question before you bought that lift. You will have a rough ride, and no you don't need longer shocks, the point of the leveling kit is to lower the strut to make a lift, but it's bad for the suspension geometry causing it to have a rough ride. You will regret buying this lift. You should of got the Bilstein 5100s and adjust them to a 2.5 setting and have the same height lift for a few extra bucks and got it done the right and safe way in first place.
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screw it ...just ordered a set of 5100's after doing my research and seeing the carnage that comes from coil spacers. haha i guess ill have to learn from my mistakes
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People at 4 Wheels Parts don't know anything.

True.

Longer shocks are not needed. I got my money back after they figured out it was not necessary to install them. They even tried to charge my for the shocks even though they didnt install them - good thing I looked at my reciept.
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True.

Longer shocks are not needed. I got my money back after they figured out it was not necessary to install them. They even tried to charge my for the shocks even though they didnt install them - good thing I looked at my reciept.

so you have the daystar leveling kit still installed? have you have any problems whatsoever with it?

and thanks everyone for your input. i really appreciate it
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Meh.. Shoulda came on here and asked a question before you bought that lift. You will have a rough ride, and no you don't need longer shocks, the point of the leveling kit is to lower the strut to make a lift, but it's bad for the suspension geometry causing it to have a rough ride. You will regret buying this lift. You should of got the Bilstein 5100s and adjust them to a 2.5 setting and have the same height lift for a few extra bucks and got it done the right and safe way in first place.
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