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Old 01-02-2009, 02:06 PM   #1
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ReadyLift vs. Coil Spacer

Are there any advantages of one over the other?

I'm thinking that the coil spacer will increase preload and reduce the downward travel???

Where the Readylift (spacer on top of the strut plate) will just reposition the strut lower???

Also, will using the Readylift cause any shock bottoming?
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:48 PM   #2
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Isn't the coil spacer the same as what comes in the ready lift kit? Here's a thread I made recently. I'm right here in O-Side if you need a cheap install.

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/sus...t-install.html
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Welcome to tacoma World!

A "top plate" spacer which sits on the strut plate (which lowers the shock and spring) will destroy your ball joints.
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:52 PM   #4
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A "top plate" spacer which sits on the strut plate (which lowers the shock and spring) will destroy your ball joints.
Are the 2 items he's talking about the same?
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Are the 2 items he's talking about the same?
no. One preloads the spring pack, and keeps the length the same. BUT, gives a more stiff ride. the other thengthens the spring/shock combo, over extending the ball joints when you go over a bump, causeing your ball joints to fail.
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no. One preloads the spring pack, and keeps the length the same. BUT, gives a more stiff ride. the other thengthens the spring/shock combo, over extending the ball joints when you go over a bump, causeing your ball joints to fail.
So he's talking about inserts you slip into the coil?
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