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Old 11-27-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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03 tacoma/front 2.5" lift, new shocks question.. HELP!

On my 03 tacoma trd, I am in the process of installing rancho 9000 series shocks and a rough country 2.5 " lift. I finished the rear no problem. The front however, I ran into one problem only. After putting set together, I need another inch of space to fit bottom of shock into place. I tried the strut compressors, yet still did not gain enough space to install bottom of shock. Just a little more info., I have also disconnected sway bar or control arm. Could use some advice so I can stop looking at my beautiful truck wishing I was driving it. I will post pics of the truck when I return home. Thanks.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:19 PM   #2
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Try popping off lower ball joint from the knuckle. That may give you the extra inch.
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