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Old 02-13-2009, 05:36 AM   #1
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Who makes one that will work with out scaring me to death. I broke 2 of them last night trying to get the stock springs off Or do I just take them somewhere and have them swapped?
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Old 02-13-2009, 05:38 AM   #2
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take it somewhere... it's worth the 40ish bucks...
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Old 02-13-2009, 05:50 AM   #3
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These are nice, but your gonna pay:
http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/items/5ML75
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:14 AM   #4
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go do a loan a tool at a local advanced auto or auto zone
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go do a loan a tool at a local advanced auto or auto zone
Yeah I have done that before they are a bit on the scary side. I bought one from Napa for $85 it lasted about 3 min
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:44 PM   #7
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Take them somewhere, definitely worth it.
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:47 PM   #8
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go do a loan a tool at a local advanced auto or auto zone
do NOT do this...
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:47 PM   #9
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do NOT do this...
X2......with more enthusiasim.
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:49 PM   #10
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X2......with more enthusiasim.
me and eddie did in under my carport w/ success.....whats the dilly?
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:51 PM   #11
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It's really REALLY dangerous... only people who should use those are trained professionals... especially with the stronger OME coils...
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:59 PM   #12
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oooooookkkkkkaaaayyyyy.......me and brandon used em to do the spacer lift on my 07 too....as long as u know what to do, they're fine.
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:07 PM   #14
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oooooookkkkkkaaaayyyyy.......me and brandon used em to do the spacer lift on my 07 too....as long as u know what to do, they're fine.
Key words right here. I know of quite a few peopl ewho have been hurt trying to compress the Tacoma springs with these things.
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Had ZERO issues when I first put on my 5100's but now it is a different story. Not my fist time to work on suspenion and I know how to use tools. Going to take them to a shop this time
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i p/u a set from carparts.com, they are pvc coated and looks durable.
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